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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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24th July 2019

Cycle to Work Day

That’s right – Cycle to Work Day is back on 8 August 2019! Register and you can win prizes. But more importantly, if you don’t normally cycle to work, give it a try. Below we run through the top reasons for not cycling to work.. and come up with a few handy solutions to make… Read more »

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22nd July 2019

Whyte Highgate Compact Electric Bike Review

Co-op member Tor from our Leeds store, has taken the Whyte Highgate Compact electric bike out to see what she thinks. This bike, along with many others are available to demo. “When I tell people tell me that Leeds is a hilly city, I respond with something like “I know, I’ve been getting around it… Read more »

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17th July 2019

Ride to the sun on: a review of the Giant Defy Advanced Pro 1

Riding from the sun and back Coop member Alex recently completed Ride to the Sun, a cross border 100 mile event from Carlisle to Cramond through the night. Fancy it? This bike, along with many others, is available to demo for one or two days. Take a look at Alex’s report: “Wow!”… That’s how it… Read more »

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15th July 2019

Gifts for Teenagers

TOP GIFTS FOR TEENAGE CYCLISTS Written by co-op work experience star, Emma.Forget make-up, hair straighteners and unicorns, this gift guide for teenage girls (or boys – we don’t discriminate!) brings you something a little different from the norm. These gifts will help grow their love for cycling, keeping active and having fun. HELMETS We’ve got… Read more »

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12th July 2019

Garmin Cashback Offer

Garmin Cashback Offer How to claim: Buy a qualifying Garmin Edge 530 or 830 product between 10th July 2019 and 30th September 2019. Make your claim online 30 days after purchase (but no later than 8th November 2019) by entering your details and uploading picture(s) of your receipt. Wait for your prepaid card to arrive!… Read more »

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8th July 2019

Whyte Friston Review

Friend of the co-op, Alistair Justice, loves his Whyte Friston (see the bike here). He was kind enough to leave a review: Why Choose a Gravel Bike? I came to biking later in life (after only ever having an old Grifter gathering dust in garages from the age of 7 until 21!) and started out on… Read more »

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8th July 2019

Giant Electric Bikes

While the ‘E’ in E-bike usually stands for Electric, Giant makes it stand for ‘Extra Fun’. Graeme from our Newcastle store gives us his thoughts on the Giant Fathom E+3 (and the E-2) and whether than E really is for extra fun… Giant Fathom E+3 £1,899 (from £65.69 per month) See more > This was… Read more »

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