Bicycles are fun, environmentally friendly and a
great way to get about. ED REED gets pedallingEasy
Cycling is the greenest way of longer than non-cyclists, and people whotravelling after walking, Bikes are jump into the saddle regularly are as fit as ORANGE 5faster round congested city centres an average person 10 years younger. This bike is ‘inspirational’ according to MBR magazine, which gave it 10 out of 10 in a
than cars, and apparently, cyclists actually Bikes are also cheap to maintain and recent test. Halifax-based Orange are selling this as a go-anywhere, do-anything
breathe in less pollution from traffic than you don’t have to pay road tax, MOT or machine, ideally suited to 90 per cent of the riding population.
car drivers. any fuel bills.
Of course This may be heavy going uphill – but point it downwards and it, if we all cycled, there wouldn’t If you commute a short distance by car
be any pollution in the first place! every day, maybe you should consider will excel.
On average, cyclists live two years swapping to two wheels? a73 From £1,699.95 See other bikes at www.orangebikes.co.uk
RALEIGH CHOPPER 1 COVE HUMMER
The 70s retro icon returns with an Recycling First
up-to-date alloy frame and ape hanger Crafted from titanium, this is available
bars.Now in a limited edition colour frame-only.It’s then up to you which Unit 12A, Macmerry Ind Est,
scheme of metallic green and gold. Macmerry, EH33 1RD
This great runabout features a 3- components you buy.
speed Sturmey Archer internal hub The Hummer was the first bike built Tel/Fax 01875 615797
gear system with twist grip shifting, E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
alloy ri by the Canadian company Cove andms running 20 and 16-inch
whitewall tyres the design and geometry has been, custom painted
ape hanger bars and “checker” honed to perfection down the years.
saddle Every Year thousands of pieces of perfectly good household. a73 £1,399 frame only. Bike built as
a73£199.99 from www.raleigh.co.uk
or ring 0800 0969060. furniture and white goods end up being needlessly throwingshown costs approximately £4,000,
away, Recycling First aims to put them to good use.Theso start saving! www.Silverfish-
BIANCHI CAMALEONTE II uk.com
scheme collects donated household Furniture and Whiteor telephone 01752 843882
Whether you pedal for for a local Cove dealer. Goods from the Local Community, restores it where
fun, to keep fit or push necessary in Its Warehouse at Macmerry Ind Est, and
yourself to your physical
limits passes it on to people who are homeless or on low income, this hybrid from
Bianchi is all about the to help them set up home.
bike adapting to fit you –
just like a chameleon. As East Lothian’s only Furniture Charity we also aim to raise
On all Camaleonte models the handlebar stem is
adjustab awareness of Re-use and Recycling in the Community tole so you can tweak it for that perfect riding
position; lo benefit East Lothian’s environment and moreover, to providew and aerodynamic to gain speed or more
upright for comfort. worthwhile training and jobs opportunities for members andVolunteers of our Community.
a73 £449.99 from www.evanscycles.com
The project also collects and recycles Books, Mobile
BROMPTON M3L-X Phones, Bric a Brac, Garden Furniture and tools.ROOF
Brompton bikes can be packed The project also sells good quality second hand surplus
away easily in your car, caravan furniture from its warehouse at Macmerry, which is openCHECK
or boat and can be folded or ROOFING & PAINTING SERVICES 10.00 am - 04.00pm Mon -Fri, all money raised are used to
unfolded in under 20 seconds. • Slating • Tiling • Down pipes
The main fr further the Aims and objectives of Recycling First.ame of this model is • Guttering • Asphalting
made from steel while the front • Rhones • Skylights Re-glazed• Cement Work and Exterior Painting
forks, rear frame, seat pillar and For a free uplift call 01875 615797.
other components DOMESTIC - INDUSTRIAL - COMMERCIALare titanium. All Brompton bikes are hand Personal and prompt attention
built to order, priced from £540. This super-light version weighs FREE ESTIMATES --- GUARANTEED WORK
10.6kg. PENTLAND INDUSTRIAL ESTATELOANHEAD
a73 £1,015 from www.brompton.co.uk
Telephone: 0131 445 4454
or telephone 0208 232 8484. Mobile: 07831 286 331
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