With better weather surely round the corner, we celebrate a style of cycling perfect for taking it easy.
Cycling events are great fun, great for motivation, great for raising money for charity. Great for so many reasons! And luckily, there are so many cycling events being organised all over the country, you’re spoiled for choice. To help you choose the events that might suit you best, here’s our pick of the crop, based on… Read more »
Written by Jenny Tough, a cycling and adventure enthusiast. You can see her talk at the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling. Pictured: Bikepacking in Montenegro I’m a firm believer that we all need adventure in our lives. Adventures encourage us to explore, dream, discover, and, most importantly (IMO), push out the limits of our comfort zones.… Read more »
Written by Gwynneth, Bicycle Co-op fan and confident electric cyclist. It is safe to say that this bike revolutionised my commute. Four years ago I stopped cycling to work after a near miss with a taxi. On top of this, the demands of childcare meant that I couldn’t get to nursery in time for pick-up.… Read more »
Liv are the only global bicycle brand, solely managed and staffed by women. Their ambition is to create women’s bikes that look better, fit better and ride better. To this end Liv went to great lengths – literally – by measuring the key differences in men and women’s vital stats in nine different countries. As… Read more »
We’re proud to have Eileen, pro cyclist and all round barrel of laughs working part-time for us in our Online Team. We asked her a few questions about her life as a pro, her sources of inspiration, and her thoughts on women’s cycling.
Cynthia, aka ‘Sabrina Tuscany’, is a cyclist and Bicycle Co-op fan who was kind enough to share her ride up the Cairn O’ Mount in Aberdeenshire with us. She keeps her friends back in Canada updated with pictorial adventures on Facebook. We hope you enjoy the ride! If you’re interested in sharing yours, let us… Read more »
Liv Avail Every Liv Avail women’s road bike is designed by Liv and the lightweight Aluxx frame and carbon fork is built by Giant, to create a road bike that matches speed potential with all-day comfort. Bar-top brake levers A fine example of Liv’s designed by women for women philosophy: noting that you will most… Read more »
Just in time for Christmas, we’re giving away a beautiful Findra Tress Jersey and Betty Neck Warmer to treat yourself or a loved one to something special.
…”What I discovered however was a distinct lack of nicely designed female specific kit. I felt the products available were an afterthought of the mens’.”
With strong representation from women’s cycling manufacturers Liv, closely followed by Britain’s own Whyte Bikes, our best-selling women’s road bikes this Spring make for a fine collection.
Specialized women’s clothing is a perfect blend of high quality, great design and affordable prices. Here’s our favourite Spring/Summer 2016 kit.
Billie Fleming single-handedly proved that you don’t need to start all that young in order to be one of the greatest endurance athletes the world has seen.
“One time a pal of mine prodded my thigh in a non-sexy way and I was met with slightly horrified squeals when they discovered just how strong my legs are.”
“Judging by the success of the Belles on Bikes network in Scotland, I’m not the only woman that likes to spend the weekend pedalling the backroads searching for the perfect lemon drizzle.”