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18th September 2019

Best Bike Lights – Staff Picks

Investing in a set of decent bike lights is a must if you want to cycle after dark – it’s not just for your safety, it’s the law in the UK. There are plenty of bike lights to choose from but knowing which ones will last, have great features and ultimately do what you need… Read more »

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18th September 2019

Free Cycling Event: Let’s Ride Edinburgh

If you’re on Edinburgh on Sunday 22 September, 11am – 3pm come along and join us at HSBS UK Let’s Ride Edinburgh! Why should I come along to Let’s Ride Edinburgh? It’s a traffic free route through the city centre – see the full route here There will be a whole cycling festival of fun activities… Read more »

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9th September 2019

Best Commuter Bike Lights: Knog Cobber

Looking for the best like for your commute to and from work? There are a lot of options! Top brands such as CatEye, Lezyne and Exposure might all spring to mind. But don’t forget about Knog. A relative newcomer, founded in 2002, this Australian brand focus on creating modern, design led lights, locks, bells and… Read more »

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9th September 2019

Best bike lights for off road night riding

Fancy going out this evening? Check out our two selected bike lights for cross country night riding.

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9th September 2019

Why Pilates Works for Cyclists 

Written by Bea Alexander of Bea Alexander Pilates, Edinburgh. www.beaalexanderpilates.co.uk “Being on your bike is the ultimate, I know. To get even more of ‘that feeling’ and avoid ‘the other feeling’ of a sore back or knees, just add Pilates. Cycling mags frequently have articles about how professionals, such as Chris Froome, use Pilates to… Read more »

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4th September 2019

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative Revolution Tops Are Here!

Have you always wanted an Edinburgh Bicycle top? Or do you have one from yonder years that really has seen better days? Well it’s your lucky day! We have two brand new tops – one retro style and one contemporary. Shop Our New Tops Key Features: Fast-wicking CoolMax® fabric 3-compartment rear elasticated pocket 3/4 length… Read more »

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3rd September 2019

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative in Top UK Co-ops List

We’re in the Top UK Co-ops List! We are pleased to announced that we have been named as the eighth on the Coop Economy top ten Workers Cooperatives in the UK, published by Co-operatives UK on 28 August, 2019. Starting out with just one shop in 1977, we now have five shops across Scotland and… Read more »

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19th August 2019

Best Sale Electric Bikes

Thinking of going electric? At these prices, you really don’t have an excuse to add some power to your pedal. These prices are for a limited time only and stocks are limited! Still not sure? Read Should I buy an Electric Bike and then if the answer is yes, have a read of our guide to electric… Read more »

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19th August 2019

Best Sale Road Bikes

Have a look at our best sale road bikes and treat yourself to a new bike! If you’re not sure what type of road bike you need, have a read of our Road Bike Guide and then find out what size you need with our Sizing Guide. Shop All Sale Road Bikes Genesis Vapour 20 2019… Read more »

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19th August 2019

Best Sale Mountain Bikes

Here we round up our top mountain bikes in our sale. This is your chance to pick up one of the best mountain bikes on the market at a staggeringly good price. But stocks are limited so be quick! Shop online or head to your local shop before it’s too late! Shop All Sale Mountain… Read more »

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19th August 2019

Sale: Clothing Highlights

Sale Clothing With up to 75% off clothing, you’re sure to find something! Remember, we offer free UK delivery on clothing over £20 and faff-free returns.   Shop All Sale Clothing Here are few highlights in our clothing sale: Hump Strobe Waterproof Jacket – now £29.99 [was £59.99] Why it’s such a great buy: Save… Read more »

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6th August 2019

Riese and Muller Electric Cargo Bike Review

Alan recently took a Riese & Muller Packster Touring 60 electric cargo bike out for a weekend spin to understand better what the fuss is about. Learn more about this bike here or if you’re interested in any electric cargo bikes, book a demo and see how you get on. Day 1 I picked up… Read more »

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1st August 2019

The ultimate cyclist’s guide to the Edinburgh Festival

Parking a car anywhere during the Edinburgh Festival is physically impossible. You might as well try and land a jumbo jet on top of Arthur’s Seat. Which is why the Festival is the perfect time to get out and about on your bike.

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31st July 2019

Recall Notice: Cannondale CAADX Disc Cyclocross bike 2013-2016

Recall Notice: Cannondale CAADX Disc Cyclocross bike 2013-2016 We have been notified by the supplier that the bike may contain a manufacturing defect in the fork which potentially affects safety. Models Affected All model year 2013 – 2016 Cannondale CAADX Cyclocross bicycles equipped with disc brakes. As a result, in specific cases, the fork on… Read more »

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30th July 2019

The John Muir Way: Cycle Route across Scotland

The John Muir Way One of Scotland’s Great Trails, the John Muir Way offers cyclists (and walkers) a unique 134 mile (214 km) journey through Scotland’s landscapes, history and heritage. And now there is a passport available to mark your progress along the route while benefitting from exclusive offers and discounts from local businesses (like us!)… Read more »

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