Last weekend we had the chance to have a little poke around ‘Spin London’, dubbed as the urban bicycle show, it’s a chance for many small start-ups and independent brands to get their stuff out there for the first time. While you won’t see the latest tech from big companies, Spin gives you plenty in the form of […]

It doesn’t matter what the sport is, there will always be those who want to take it to greater lengths. In the world of amateur cycling, audax events have historically been that boundary breaker. Yet, strangely, an audax is non-competitive. The aim of the discipline is to complete a set distance in a certain time, checking […]

Sometimes we witness, sometimes we ride and sometimes we race, but it is fair to say, whenever there is a big bicycle event going, at least one of us can always be found there. Whether they are based at head office or in one of our stores and whether as spectator, participant or contender, our avid blog readers […]

Not only is tweed a fabric which many may see as quintessentially British, it is also almost inextricably linked to cycling. The former goes back to the hard-wearing material, which began as (and to some extent still is) a hand-woven cloth, having emerged in Scotland as a way for the farmers to cope with the cold and damp weather and later […]

Last weekend saw the opening round of the 2015 BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester and, according to Ted Gordon, our Preston store manager, who was lucky enough to witness the action live on the Sunday, it certainly lived up to the hype. Here is what he has to say..   “Supercross events are held over two […]

Last weekend’s London Bike Show offered a little something for every type of rider – from the hardcorest of roadies to the raddest of mountain bikers, the commuters, kids, BMXers, the list goes on… Biddable Media Executive, Georgios, joined the team at Evans Cycles fairly recently, and this was his first trip to the hustling […]

RIDE IT Events have been a part of what we do at Evans Cycles for over six years and the series has grown from strength to strength, with even more routes and venues planned for 2015 and an estimated 36% rider increase. We host sportives, off-road events, and sportive cross mixed terrain rides almost every […]

  ********** UPDATE ********** We’re excited to have been nominated for ‘Best cycling retailer‘ and ‘Best cycling initiative‘ by readers of Total Women’s Cycling. ‘Best Cycling Retailer’ will be decided by a vote, and you can cast one for us HERE.  ‘Best Cycling Initiative’ will be decided by a panel of influential women in cycling – […]

Sportive cross is the new addition to our RIDE IT series that offers the opportunity to switch between fast flowing road miles and the muddy joys of trails and singletrack. A world of freedom is being opened up by the rise of cyclocross and adventure road bikes, but not everyone who enjoys the variety fancies […]

  Over seventy years after Billie Fleming completed her near 30,000 mile ride to raise awareness for the health benefits of cycling a tribute ride is being organised to continue her goal. Evans Cycles stores will act as start and finish points for as many stages as possible, and organiser Anne Hunt is now looking […]

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