If Edinburgh Woollen Mills can be sited nationwide there should be no problem for Edinburgh Bicycle. With existing shops in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Newcastle, the super-IBD will soon be opening a store in Leeds.

Edinburgh moves south

In December 2004, Evan Cycles – the South East England powerhouse IBD chain – opened a store in Castleford.

With the new Edinburgh Bicycle store in Leeds, the independent bike shop behemoths are now almost head-to-head. Will Evans Cycles be tempted to open a store in Edinburgh and could the cooperative one day make a move on London?

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