The Cycle to Work Scheme was introduced by the Government to help promote cycling through tax incentives. People who cycle often arrive at work happier and healthier – they save money on fuel or public transport, and save themselves the hassle of crammed carriages or traffic jams – so employers are often keen to encourage […]

Most of you will remember the Cycling Scotland advertisement that generated so much debate when the Advertising Standards Authority banned it.  They were opposed to the advert because the cyclist shown was not wearing a helmet, and was cycling “too far away from the curb”. The ASA said: ”We concluded the ad was socially irresponsible and likely […]

Commuting by bike is one of the fastest and cheapest ways to get around, but it often loses its appeal over winter. If you’ve hung up your commuting overshoes for the colder months, there really is no need. Riding to and from work in winter is perfectly easy once you get into a routine – and […]

Head buyer at Evans Cycles, Joel Natale has spent the last 10 years riding in, out and around London.  He’s ridden over 10,000 miles in 2013 so far, many of them travelling in the UK but he’s also ridden rush hour in major US, European and Taiwanese cities.  In that time, he’s learnt a few […]

We’ve been a London bike shop since 1921, over this time we’ve seen bikes change and we’ve seen London change into what is rapidly becoming a cycling super city – every day the streets of London get busier and as the popularity of cycling increases so does the pressure on London’s roads.  Over the last […]

For many of us cycling is not only a leisure activity and a way of keeping fit – it’s a method of transport. Commuting to work is a great way to save money and beat the rush, but it brings with it its own challenges – namely organisation and battling with the conditions.  Especially for […]

Pinnacle bikes are designed by our in-house product manager James Olsen who has helped the brand go from strength-to-strength over the last few years. With 5-star customer reviews and magazine test wins, Pinnacle bikes are one to consider if you’re after great value for money and reliable performance. The tastefully minimal range of city bikes […]

Following the earlier success, Evans Cycles mechanics will be back again on one of London’s busiest commuter routes to offer free bike check-ups on Thursday 27th June.  In the past decade London has seen a 155% increase in commuters choosing to cycle to work. However, as many of us know, this is often no easy […]

On Sunday 16th June Evans Cycles mechanics will be in Clapham Common between 5-10am ready to assist with any pre-ride issues or just to check your bike over before you begin. The London to Brighton ride is one of the most popular sportives in the summer calendar; the 54-mile route takes riders from the bustling […]

We’re delighted to be supporting a petition set up by The Times newspaper which aims to improve the roads for Britain’s cyclists. We believe that travelling by bike is a fantastic way to save money, get fit, and enjoy the great outdoors, but surveys have shown one of the major things holding people back is a […]

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