Shop Specialized mountain bikes > Back in 1984, Edinburgh Bike Co-op was one of the first UK bike shops where you could buy a Specialized mountain bike. For the next 30 years Specialized MTBs were our consistent best selling mountain bikes for one very good reason. They were almost always the best or among the… Read more »
The Elan Valley above Penygarreg Dam, south East of Aberystwyth, Wales Guest blog post by Phill and Polly who run Welsh mountain biking tour site, www.mtb.wales Wales has rapidly become one of the world’s best destinations to mountain bike. Ever since Dafydd Davies planted his spade at Coed Y Brenin in the mid 90s, the… Read more »
We’ve got a number of these popular 2017 bikes that are sold out at the supplier level – meaning that when they’re gone, that’s it until the 2018 models come in. Here’s a few highlights of what you can grab before it’s too late: Bike Radar’s 2017 Bike of the Year, the Specialized Roubaix Comp… Read more »
CamelBak are famed for inventing the reservoir in a rucsac concept in the early 1990s. Back then, a Camelbak’s ability to hold up to three litres of water was revolutionary. This innovation banished anxiety that you would run out of drink on near-any day ride you might go this side of the Sahara. CamelBak Skyline… Read more »
Our Senior Graphic Designer, Gary, is a man of many talents. But doing a wheelie is not one of those talents, as you can tell in this short video. That’s why he’s going to spend the rest of the year becoming a wheelie expert, and you can leave your comments below to offer him encouragement… Read more »
The Hawk Hill stands out as a thoroughly trail-competent full suspension bike for just £1,200. That’s significant because we tend to shy away from sub-£1,600 full sussers because, generally speaking, their compromised spec means they rarely offer good (that word again) value. Marin Hawk Hill 27.5 2017 £999 [No Longer Available] Shop all full suspension… Read more »
Craig is a Customer Sales Assistant in our Aberdeen shop. Here he writes about his passion: Designing and custom painting helmets for downhill racers. “Outside of working at the Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative store in Aberdeen, I design and custom paint helmets under the name Element 9 Graphics. I’ve been into bikes since I was three,… Read more »
Because they’re so popular, we’re now down to our very last 2016 Whyte MTB hardtails. What makes them so coveted? Read on…
More and more cyclists are going tubeless now that the technology has proven itself for over a decade. Here’s why.
More than any other bicycle company, Whyte have carved a niche for designing bikes for British riding conditions. Whyte mountain bikes are no exception.
The vast majority of experienced riders who tried them agree that 27.5 wheels offer an improvement on 26 inch without the drawbacks of 29.
All the info you’ll need for shopping at the Bike Co-op over the festive season, including our Christmas Gift Guide, and festive opening hours.
Interested in what’s new and fresh in the wonderful world of bicycles? You are invited to a special evening event to celebrate our 2015 bike launch.
Find out from a man who made the podium at last weekend’s WEMBO 24 hour mountain bike world championships at Fort William – Greg May – who, until recently, was one of our Manchester shop crew.
Bought your bike helmet from us three or more years ago?
Trade it in and we’ll give you 15% off a new one.