New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.
What are Step Through Electric Bikes? Effortless cycling and German practicality on these Kalkhoff step through e-bikes Step through electric bikes are the pinnacle of practicality. Not only do you get to enjoy the effortless glee of using a pedal-assist motor, you can also step right onto both pedals without having to lift a leg… Read more »
Exciting news! In our Edinburgh Bruntsfield and Newcastle stores we can now offer a bike fitting service using Specialized Retul Match! Co-op member, Ross explains more: “Whether starting a new cycling discipline, concerned you are on the incorrect size of bike or have trouble finding shoes and saddles that fit – Specialized Retul Match can… Read more »
Make the old man happy! Check out our favourite Father’s Day gifts below, and remember we offer free delivery for orders over £20 or you can visit us in real life when you collect your order at your nearest store. Father’s Day Gifts for £20 and under We’ve got some great cheap father’s day gifts… Read more »
Searching for a mountain bike under £500? With a bit of research, you can find a decent bike that’ll get you off-road and up those trails with speed and confidence. However, there are also a lot of bikes which might seem a great deal… but a few rides down the line and you’ll see the durability,… Read more »
Specialized might have not been first to the electric mountain bike party but boy, was it’s fashionably late appearance worth the wait! The first Turbo Levo was introduced in 2016 and set the bar high for all e-mtb makers. Their motto “innovate or die” stands true today and every year the range has developed and… Read more »
Updated 23 August 2019 The history of carbon road bikes Carbon fibre is the premier bike material of the 21st century and has come on a long way since manufacturers first started trying to use it back in the 70s. Although first used in the 1980s, it wasn’t until LeMond won the Tour de France… Read more »
Needing some Christmas stocking filler ideas? Here you’ll find stocking fillers for him and for her as well as the kids. So fill your boots (or stockings!) with our one stop shop for stocking fillers that will encourage everyone to spend time together in the great outdoors! With free UK delivery over £20, faff-free returns… Read more »
If you’re looking for secret santa gift ideas you might not have thought about looking at the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op. But whether you’re looking for funny secret santa gift or a secret santa gift for work, we have some good ideas! And don’t worry, we have secret santa ideas for every budget. Remember, we offer… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 14TH FEBRUARY 2019 Got a mountain biker in your life? Or perhaps you are one yourself and you want to give some subtle hints to someone? Either way, our guide to Gifts for Mountain Bikers is worth a read. Don’t forget, we have gift vouchers which make an excellent gift if you just… Read more »
Last Updated 6th March 2019 Whether you know someone who road cycles for fun, for commuting or for fitness, read our gift guide for plenty of gift ideas. We’ve split this guide into price points to help you find a gift for every budget. As well as free UK delivery over £20, don’t forget, we… Read more »
Unusual Gifts With our unusual gifts gift guide, you’ll find some unique gifts that’ll be sure to raise a smile to whoever you’re buying them for. Find something quirky! From gifts made from alternative materials such as old inner tubes to some of the most trendy but maybe not so well known cycling accessories, choose… Read more »
Gifts for Kids and teens Looking for Christmas gifts for kids in your life? Well you’re at the right place! Here we’ve broken down out kids gift guide into three sections: Gifts for kids under 5 years old, under 10 years old and for teens. Whether you’re looking for a big gift like a new… Read more »
Read our guide for the best luxury gifts for men and for women that are bound to wow the recipient this Christmas. Whether they’re an avid cyclist who would love an upgrade or a novice that you want to surprise, take a read of our gift guide below. As well as free UK delivery over… Read more »
We wouldn’t be doing women’s cycling justice if we didn’t cover that most intimate point of contact – the saddle.