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.
LAST UPDATED 4TH FEBRUARY 2019 Shop the latest Specialized Roubaix range 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… Read more »
Shop latest version of the Whyte Clifton electric bike> LAST UPDATED 7TH FEB 2019 Will is one of the three winners of our Review an Electric Bike competition who borrowed a Whyte Clifton 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… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 The Kalkhoff Pro Connect i8 Women’s Electric Bike Claire is an Edinburgh cyclist and recent electric bike convert after we let her borrow an electric bicycle for a whole week. She runs the Edinburgh Belles on Bikes chapter for women cyclists who want to enjoy days out on bikes with… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 We caught up with some of our electric bike customers over the past year to ask how they’re getting on and what they think of their bikes. The only complaints among them were that people hadn’t found the time to take the bikes out more often. Here’s ten electric bike… 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 [No Longer Available] Shop all full suspension… 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.
The Abus Bordo Granit X Plus Lock, the top of the Bordo range, is the kind of lock that bicycle thieves have nightmares about.
Many experts suggest you should consider a Whyte bike as shown by no fewer than 10 rave reviews from 5 different magazines over just the past 12 months.
In an exclusive to Edinburgh Bicycle, Andy Butler, our head buyer, visits Specialized and gets a sneak peak at the future.