Alexis is a keen cyclist, business owner and Sales Person in our Edinburgh Canonmills shop It was in the summer of 1998 that I first started working at Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op in Bruntsfield as a sales person in the clothing department. At the time it was my dream job as I was a student, and… Read more »
Written by Ged, Copy Writer at the Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative “I’ve been riding SPD-style pedals for 20-odd years. From day one (well, day two if I’m honest) the knack of clipping the cleated shoe into the pedal or releasing it became second nature. I realised immediately that SPDs were a big improvement on the toeclips… Read more »
Not only can winter cycling be a psychological challenge for the most stoic of riders, it can also be unkind to your bicycle. Rain, mud, grit and road salt may clog up your drivetrain and start to wear down the components. No matter; we caught up with Gordon the Mechanic in our Edinburgh Bruntsfield shop… Read more »
Our Senior Graphic Designer, Gary, is a man of many talents. But doing a wheelie is not one of those talents, as you can tell in this short video. That’s why he’s going to spend the rest of the year becoming a wheelie expert, and you can leave your comments below to offer him encouragement… Read more »
Craig is a Customer Sales Assistant in our Aberdeen shop. Here he writes about his passion: Designing and custom painting helmets for downhill racers. “Outside of working at the Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative store in Aberdeen, I design and custom paint helmets under the name Element 9 Graphics. I’ve been into bikes since I was three,… Read more »
When Ricardo Gomez applied for a job in our Bruntsfield Edinburgh workshop in March 2013, we quickly discovered his skill set was exceptional.
Written by Bicycle Co-op member Ged No – not this Beastie! Last Saturday I rode the Beastie section of the Flying Scotsman Sportive – a timed bike ride on a route devised and led by the Flying Scotsman himself, Graeme Obree. The route took in some of the most challenging B roads in East Ayrshire… Read more »