As the calendar counts down ever closer to the Tour De France, you may find that you’ve always wanted to get involved but don’t know how or whom to root for or what’s even going on. You may even watch the sport but haven’t been as involved this year. Well have no fear; here we […]

With the longer days finally here and some sunshine to boot, thoughts start to turn towards the main season goals. This is more relevant if your speciality is multi-stage events, endurance or even 24 hour racing. A few brave Evans Cycles staff members, for instance, have recently embarked on one such super-challenge, Mountain Mayhem, the UK’s oldest […]

Have you ever wondered why male cyclists shave their legs, whether you are a MAMIL, what a derailleur is and why you might need chamois cream? Cycling has many weird and wonderful facets, features and idiosyncrasies yet sometimes you might be too afraid (or, frankly, embarrassed) to ask anyone these questions. So we are bringing […]

Can’t keep an eye on social media all the time but want to be kept updated on the latest new product and service additions to our stores, warehouse and/or website every week? No problem! Every Monday we highlight the best of ‘What’s New’ in our round-up. Last week has seen the arrival of some super-thrilling, long-awaited […]

Having recently launched our Right Bike Guarantee, we are confident we recognise the unique needs the individual cyclist may have. While bike fits and tech specs play a huge part, we also understand that beneath all the functional, calculated and practical ,there often also lies something more irrational, emotional and even positively impractical. No matter what type of rider you are, with all […]

Fat Lad at the Back caused quite a stir when they appeared on Dragon’s Den last year having to leave without any funding from the quite conservative Dragons who perhaps did not quite get their tongue-in-cheek Yorkshire humour. However, the success the brand has seen over the past 12 months certainly proves the investors’ decision wrong. The fun, colourful […]

It was back in April when we first introduced TRANSPYR, an incredibly tough 7 stage, off-road coast-to-coast race across the Pyrenees, by offering those dedicated riders among our customers and social media followers discounted entry to this year’s event starting in just a few days. The race sets off from Roses on the Mediterranean coast on the 28th of June and finishes in Hondarribia on […]

  Hi All Wow, a sunny day in the saddle at last!! Hopefully it’ll last into the weekend…… IMPORTANT: Firstly I need to talk Horses. The local riders have been bombarded with events recently so are a bit fragile about events in the area.  There are quite a few horse stables in the area and […]

Why do male roadies – from TdF riders to Sunday morning café riders – reach for the razor? We strip back to the truth about fuzz-free legs.     1.  Because it makes you quicker…   Leg shaving offers the most marginal of gains* – but it’s a gain none the less and if you’ve […]

Last year a group of enterprising young Scottish cyclists started the CycleHack movement of bike-based innovation symposiums. And from that inaugural event they’ve had their first bona fide success: Penny in Yo’ Pants   Hacking, Pennies and Pants “A few friends and I started CycleHack last year,” Johanna Halton explains. “In Scotland there’s a lot […]

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