Find your nearest shop Local Bike Shop Day is a nationwide initiative to encourage people to use their local bike shop…But why should you support your local bike shop? There are plenty of online only or big chain bike retailers with big discounts, special offers and fancy adverts. However, shopping at your local bike shop… Read more »
Bike Servicing: why it’s important Don’t be like this guy. Keep your bike in tip top condition and book a service before you need some serious repair work. Same goes for a bike that you haven’t ridden for a few months (or dare we say it, years!). Pop into your local store and we’ll give… Read more »
Electric bike servicing: We’ve got our best people on it Because your e-bike is so effortless to ride it’s easy to forget that it’s still a bicycle that will require regular servicing to ensure it works to its full potential. Actually, in terms of servicing, an e-bike has a number of special needs, which our… Read more »
One of the pleasures of working at The Bike Co-op is that we get to meet so many interesting characters. One such person is Doug McIntosh from Westhill who is a legend with our Aberdeen shop staff.
A customer recently picked up her repaired bicycle and kindly commented, ‘It works better than new. You should advertise your repair service better and let everyone know how good it is.’
‘Good shout,’ we thought, especially at this time of year when our workshops tend to be less busy, and same-day servicing is the norm rather than the exception.
Our Aberdeen shop is currently in the middle of an exciting refurbishment programme. In response to many a customer request, top of the agenda is to increase the capacity of our workshop to service and repair bicycles.