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 […]

Does a 60 minute mud-fest of hard, fast, no holding back racing sound like your perfect winter training activity? Cyclocross could be your new favorite game. The sport has been gathering momentum this year, and growing even more popular, as cyclists new and old look for a way to keep up their fitness over winter. […]

The new Arkose models are due to land a little later than the rest of the new, James Olsen-designed Pinnacle range (July delivery). It took a little longer to get right but judging by the sample pictures below, boy does it look like the wait will be worth it! There’ll be x3 models all featuring […]

May was a varied month with a lot of rain and a lot of sunshine. Here is a quick recap what has happened in May: Tracy Moseley came to our West End store to talk about her career A very exciting Giro d’Italia took place in the better part of the month, having the first-ever […]

This post will start on a slightly personal note because it is about my baby, the book I published about the 2011/2012 cyclocross season. Beside working on the social media side of the business, I have spent my weekends from October until February travelling to all the major cyclocross races, which meant Belgium 90% of […]

While the World Championships are held in September in most disciplines, the pinnacle of the cyclo-cross season will be this Sunday in the small but wealthy Belgian seaside town of Koksijde. If you have no idea what cyclo-cross is, check out our introduction to cyclo-cross from last year. And if you know what cyclo-cross is […]

Evans Cycles are excited to announce the arrival of Cole Wheels to UK shores, with their comprehensive range of road, TT/Tri, MTB and CX handbuilt wheels available exclusively from our nationwide network of 43 stores and online/mailorder facilities from early June. The inventive, small-sized US wheel company was established as recently as 2004 and has […]

The cyclo-cross bike has quite rightly so become the discerning choice for riders looking for a jack-of-all-trades bike that does a little bit of everything well – the efficiency of the full size 700c wheels combined with off-road capability (improved braking performance, mud/tyre clearance. Canal towpaths, green lanes, tarmac, and light off-road; the cyclo-cross bike […]

We asked our bike buyers to make their top picks from the current 15% off all Kona bikes deal, here they are: Kona Lanai DLX 11 £339.99 Kona Lisa HT 2011 Women’s Mountain Bike £509.99 Kona Caldera 2011 Mountain Bike £849.99 Kona Bike 2011 Hybrid Bike £294.99 Kona Dew Plus 2011 Hybrid Bike £424.99 Kona PHD […]

New Year’s Day started with the traditional club 10 mile time trial. This had an 11am start so not too early and it would ease the hangover in for the day. This race is usually a bit of a fun effort and myself and other members choose this year to do the race on our […]