Today is the day that Jens Voigt will join the elite group of cyclists who have pitted themselves against the hour. The Hour Record is unique, and it has a reputation for being one of the most, if not the most, mentally challenging events in cycling. A time trial presents its own special type of […]

Cyclocross (‘cross or CX) racing generally consists of a 1 hour eyeballs out effort, + 1 lap. Events begin around September, and the winter sport continues until February, with the World Championship events taking place in January. CX is often an exploit of road racers looking to maintain fitness over the winter months, but there […]

We’ve been sponsoring the Cycling Weekly Adventure X events all year, and we’re really excited about the next event in the series – the Galloway Gallop on Sunday, 21st September. Adventure X combines road and off-road sections for an exploratory experience which gives riders the chance to enjoy varied scenery whilst getting some tough miles […]

  We don’t think autumn deserves the bad reputation it has. Of course, there are some spontaneous showers and whirlwind moments when every direction benefits from a headwind – but there are also some sensational days that are not to be missed. One of the major struggles riders face on autumn is deciding what to […]

  The autumn months have a bit of a bad reputation – associated with bitter chill, downpours and tornado worthy blustery winds. Poor autumn mainly suffers because it precedes winter – one of the toughest times to ride. Few riders get excited about December (except perhaps cyclocross racers) and we tend to begrudge autumn for […]

  The weekend just gone was a pretty epic one for Great Britain’s downhill mountain biking crew. Welsh rider Manon Carpenter rode towards a Gold Medal in the UCI Downhill World Championship in Norway on Sunday, with Brits Rachel Atherton in Silver and Tahnee Seagrave in Bronze. Conditions were dry which resulted in a rough track […]

  Over the past few months we’ve published some posts by Evans Cycles staff trainer, Nick Coley, as he prepared himself for the Leadville 100. He rode the event with clothing manager, Paul – here’s the experience in Nick’s words: The dust has now settled on what was defiantly the highlight of my year from […]

  Yesterday, we published a post highlighting some of the exciting new bikes in our 2015 range – Adventure Road bikes. Evolved from a mixture of cyclocross bikes and endurance road bikes, these designs have been brewing for a while. There have been middle ground semi-cyclo-cross, semi-endurance-road bikes on the market for some time, but […]

RIDE INTRO A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to Wells, one of England’s smallest cities, for our RIDE IT Somerset Sportive. As I live in Somerset it’s my  local event and I’ve been keen to devise a route that showcases the best of the varied terrain that the area has to offer.  The […]

Bike manufacturers are ever expanding their ranges to meet new riding trends –  and Adventure Road is the industries new favourite game. It’s been around for ages – but only accidentally. You’ve probably been adventure road biking if you’ve manage to take your road bike down a path you weren’t too sure it could handle, […]

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