Photo courtesy of Hans Vivek on Unsplash Winter Tyres If you’re planning to prepare your bike for wetter and perhaps thorn-strewn autumn and winter roads and trails, we hugely recommend the latest generation of better gripping, more puncture resistant 4-season tyres – instead of specialist winter tyres. The great thing about 4-season tyres is that… Read more »
Fancy going out this evening? Check out our two selected bike lights for cross country night riding.
Here we round up our top mountain bikes in our sale. This is your chance to pick up one of the best mountain bikes on the market at a staggeringly good price. But stocks are limited so be quick! Shop online or head to your local shop before it’s too late! Shop All Sale Mountain… Read more »
While the ‘E’ in E-bike usually stands for Electric, Giant makes it stand for ‘Extra Fun’. Graeme from our Newcastle store gives us his thoughts on the Giant Fathom E+3 (and the E-2) and whether than E really is for extra fun… Giant Fathom E+3 £1,899 (from £65.69 per month) See more > This was… Read more »
Friend of the coop, Ben Smith, has been on another mountain biking adventure! Here he’ll go through part two of his trip but you might want to read part one first. Having loved riding the Ranger Path a couple of days ago I’m eager to revisit Snowdon but this time I decide to check out the… Read more »
Friend of the coop, Ben Smith, has been on another mountain biking adventure! Here he’ll go through part one of his trip: Having visited the Lake District last year (you can read part one and part two if you’re interested) I fancied taking things up a notch so booked myself a trip to Snowdonia to see… 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 »
Plans are afoot to create a family focused mountain bike trail centre call The Pentland Trail Centre on the site of the former Lothianburn Golf Course. The site will sit inside both the City of Edinburgh boundary and the Pentland Hills Regional Park. More precisely, it’ll be in the valley to the rear of the Steading… Read more »
REDEFINING RIDE DYNAMICS Since the 70’s Fox has been a leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for mountain bikes as well as other vehicles. Their team of engineers have worked with enthusiasts and professionals to redefine ride dynamics and improve performance to give you the confidence… Read more »
Save 15% on a Specialized Stumpjumper Expert 2019 – now only £4,377.50! Hurry! This price won’t last for long! 15% off 2019 bikes is only 27 – 31 Dec! Key Features: FACT 11m carbon fibre frame is lightweight yet stiff RockShox’s Pike fork with 150mm travel that performs in a wide range of applications SRAM… Read more »
Freya, a friend of the co-op, recently demo’d the Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp 29 and here’s what she has to say about it: About me My name is Freya and I took up cycling couple of years ago as a way of getting back into shape and keeping fit. About ten years ago now, I… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 4th FEBRUARY 2019 Specialized Pitch Comp 650b 2018 Trail Mountain Bike was £550 – now £385 [SOLD OUT] Shop latest Specialized Pitch Comp Men’s Mountain Bike Shop latest Specialized Pitch Comp Women’s Mountain Bike Shop all Specialized mountain bikes Need to know: Size: XS [great for teens and adults who are around… 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 »
Douglas from our Canonmills shop loves bikes. He particularly loves mountain biking and when he’s not working, you’ll often find him hitting the trails. Below, Douglas gives us a quick review of his Giant Trance, which he describes as “the perfect trail bike”. The main reasons I love my Giant Trance: By Douglas Hay, Canonmills Edinburgh… Read more »
Whyte built their reputation as the British company who perfected the art of creating mountain bikes for UK riding conditions.