Category: Reviews

Brompton M6R Review

Our Leeds store have become big fans of the wonderful British Brompton since we first became a dealer five years ago. Store manager Graham is a particular fan who owns two and uses them to follow cycle races or commute up to head office. We gave our demo Brompton M6R to co-op friend (and former mechanic… Read more »

Sealskinz Socks: Staff Reviews

Sealskinz MTB Mid Mid With Hydrostop: £27.30 [was £39.00] – Staff Reviews We’re a shop for cyclists by cyclists. We don’t stock products that we wouldn’t want to use ourselves. And we’ve put it to the test! Here we’ve given Sealskinz socks to a couple of co-op members and here’s what they said. Tester: Graham from our… Read more »

Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp 29 Review

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 »

Specialized Pitch Comp 650b 2018

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 »

Heated Gloves

Sealskinz Cold Weather Heated Glove – £130 [SOLD OUT] If you like to cycle in all weathers, you’ve probably suffered from cold hands. If you’re looking to invest in a pair of heated gloves that will ensure your hands stay warm and you can enjoy riding no matter what the weather throws at you, you… Read more »

Giant Trance – staff review

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 »

Tacx Turbo Trainers

A turbo trainer, also known as a home trainer or an indoor trainer is a great investment if you want to keep up or improve your strength, fitness, stamina and average time if you can’t, or don’t want to, cycle outdoors. Many people start thinking the best turbo trainers around autumn as an alternative to… Read more »

Specialized Stumpjumper: A Review

Specialized Stumpjumper

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: View this post on Instagram The bike that changed everything. #stumpjumper⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #itsawholenewsport #iamspecialized #oldschool #mtb A post shared by Specialized MTB (@iamspecialized_mtb) on Apr 13,… Read more »