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… Read more »
Looking for a road bike that won’t break the bank? We’ve come up with a list of the best road bikes that you can get for under £1,000. The good news is that for £1,000 – you can get a lot of road bike for your money. In fact, you might not have to spend… Read more »
Are you looking for a mountain bike under £1,000 that will still get you riding those trails with confidence and speed? We’ve come up with a list of the best mountain bikes under £1,000 to help you choose that best bike for you. Plus, several of the bikes we’ve picked come in at well under… Read more »
The Specialized Stumpjumper If you’re into mountain biking then you’ll know the Stumpjumper. First produced in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper has evolved over the years from this: The bike that changed everything. #stumpjumper⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #itsawholenewsport #iamspecialized #oldschool #mtb A post shared by Specialized MTB (@iamspecialized_mtb) on Apr 13, 2018 at 12:02pm PDT The… Read more »
Specialized Turbo Kenevo Expert 6Fattie Troy Lee Designs Edition What do you get when you combine the famous Specialized Turbo Kenevo with wild and innovative creativity of Troy Lee Designs? Well, if you haven’t guessed, the result is above. We reckon when Specialized gave the instruction to Troy to “make it look rad”, they didn’t expect it… Read more »
Giant TCR Advanced 2 – Road Bike of the Year If you’re looking for a road bike this year then you might want to consider BikeRadar’s Road Bike of the Year: Giant TCR Advanced 2! BikeRadar (along with Cycling Plus and Mountain Biking UK) tested more than 75 bikes in beautiful San Remo Italy (lucky them!). … Read more »
The Specialized Turbo Vado 2018, from £2,800 Based on its clean looks alone, you can tell the Specialized Turbo Vado 2018 is an e-bike with a difference. With its motor integrated inside the frame’s bottom bracket and its battery enclosed in the down tube, it looks like a ‘proper bike’. It also sounds like a… Read more »
Unlike a ‘traditional’ bicycle where you can see the gears on the outside of the back wheel, the Nexus 8 Hub has all of the gears safely tucked away inside a sort of ‘drum’. We asked our Ged what makes Nexus 8 hub gears so great.
We are proud to announce that Cycling Plus magazine’s prestigious Road Bike of the Year Award goes to a bicycle you can view and buy from our shops – the 2017 Specialized Roubaix Comp. The Roubaix has an illustrious pedigree as the bicycle that has defined the ‘endurance road bike’ genre (see our road bike… Read more »
Will is one of the three winners of our Review an Electric Bike competition who borrowed a Whyte Clifton 2017 for a week. Here he shares his review. As a keen cyclist, I’ve been following the advent of e-bikes with some interest, so was delighted that the Edinburgh Bike Co-op gave me the opportunity to… Read more »
Sugoi Zap Cycling Jacket, RRP £99.99 Our Price £49.99 Long-term test by Bike Co-op member, Ged “I’m now into my second winter of riding near-every day wearing my Sugoi Zap Bike Jacket. When I heard we’re doing it at half price (that’s less than I paid for mine with staff discount) I thought I’d share… 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 Study the Hawk Hill closely – like… Read more »
Written by Gary, Senior Graphic Designer at Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative “After my trusty Revolution rucsac gave up the ghost recently, it was time to purchase a new bag for the commute to work. I was after something that could take a pasting and could carry more than my lunch and a pair of socks, but… Read more »
It takes a rather unique outlook on life to combine a bike festival, music festival and craft ale festival into the one event on the same weekend and still keep everyone entertained.
Battle Mountain is much more than a film about a much-loved cyclist from the ‘90s.