The Tour, La Course and the Commonwealth games. It’s been a busy weekend in cycling, but there are still loads of exciting events on the cycling calendar to look forward to. The Tour de France finished with a Chamnps-Elysees sprint finish won by Kittel (Giant Shimano), whilst Nibali (Astana) took the top spot, becoming the […]

  The major questions in life: what is the meaning of it? What happens after? And… what effect does hair have on aerodynamics..? We can’t answer the first two without causing a bit of controversy (in our humble opinion: cycling, and cycling..) – but Specialized have helped us out a lot with the final burning […]

We’ve been catching up daily on Le Tour – the rises and falls of the peloton have featured heavily at Evans Cycles towers throughout the past few weeks. We’ve gossiped over Team Sky’s loss of Froome, admired the heroics of Contador as he tried to remount and ride with broken leg, twittered around what Albasini […]

The HOY 100 is a sportive which promises an epic day on the bike that is not to be missed. This ride, on Sunday 7th September, will put your body and mind to the test over the demanding climbs in the Pennines and you’ll have the opportunity to ride in the shadow of Sir Chris, […]

We know – we’re Evans Cycles – so we are probably biased. Still, the #OddOnes will all back us up on this – cycling is a fantastic way to get outside, stay fit, save money – and most of all, have fun. Here are our 8 top reasons cycling rules… would you add any? 1) […]

There isn’t an element of professional cycling that Sir Dave Brailsford doesn’t know a lot about.  Whatever you think of his team selection tactics, his opinion has got to be rated. So when Brailsord says: “Nutrition for us is probably a greater percentage of our performance than in any other sport”  we sit up and […]

Hi All The good weather has held out again!! A nice, if humid day in the saddle today, let’s hope it carries on this way. 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. This is not really being […]

Fuji’s new Transonic aero road bike is serving its riders well in the Tour de France as NetApp-Endura team leader Leo Konig stands in seventh on general classification after stage 16. Second division team, NetApp-Endura earned a wildcard selection for the Tour de France, and they are one of only 4 teams lacking first division […]

Nick Coley from our Training Team is gearing up to ride the Leadville 100 in 4 weeks time. He’s been keeping us updated with training so far… As I write this I have 4 weeks to go until one of the biggest races I’ve ever done. It’ll be the most challenging in terms of length, climbing […]

Hybrid bikes belong to a genre which tells you what it does in the name – a hybrid is a cross between a road and a mountain bike that promises the best of both worlds. In a hybrid you will get a compromise between the light weight speed and efficiency of a road bike, and […]

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