Snow Trails 25/01/16

Happy New Year!

We've decided to reactivate our blog to let you in on some of the interesting things that happen in the shop, rides, bike builds, things like that. This week none of us have been doing much riding beyond the occasional commute, but I managed a quick evening thrash on Saturday to test my snow bike.

I fitted some Schwalbe Marathon Winter tyres to a singlespeed GT Timberline that a friend of the shop gave me. No­ one else wanted his weird retro drop-bar 1 gear bike, but I like doing bad things to old GTs! The tyres grip ice fantastically well, turning sheet ice into a...

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Freewheel Removers Competition 07/02/14

Sometimes we get asked if we have the right tool to remove _X_ type of freewheel. The answer is yes and we don't even need to check!

Freewheel removers are used less and less with the continued rise of cassette rear wheels.

£10 in Eastside Bikes vouchers if you can name them all! Good luck

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Christmas Opening Hours 18/12/13

This Christmas and New Year we'll be open;

Monday 23rd 1000-1900

Tuesday 24th 1000-1730

Saturday 28th 1000-1730

Friday 3rd 1000-1900

Happy holiday wishes from everyone here at Eastside Bikes :)

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Bike2Work & Cycle Scheme 07/09/13

Eastside Bikes are now a partner store with both the Cycle2Work and the Cycle Scheme initiatives.

Drop by and find out how you can make huge tax free savings on new bikes.

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Edinburgh Festival of Cycling 31/05/13

The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling is on from the 15th to 23rd June. We can't wait - almost every event looks amazing!

Highlights for us include the SKELF skills track launch, 1957 FLying Scot performance and the Bamboo Framebuilding course amongst so many amazing events.

Full listings, details etc can be found at


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