January and February are the least inspiring part of the year, at least from a cyclist’s point of view. The weather is cold and miserable, it is often difficult to invoke enough motivation for a long training ride or even the regular commute on a particularly bleak morning. But then there is YOU, the rider […]

Being tasked to review three cameras is the sort of thing that makes working at Evans a bit different from the average desk job. Indeed, soon after taking delivery of the Contour +2, the GoPro Hero3 Silver and the Veho Muvi HD10 my desk was buried under all manner of mounts and the entire department […]

Sunday saw the very first Evans Cycles Urban Dual where riders from 4X, DH, Dirt, XC, Enduro and BMX were pitted together as they raced to the bottom for a stake of the ¬£2000 prize money! Held in the NCP car park on Dumfries Place in Cardiff (above the Evans Cycles store), the course used […]

Wow…a whole season has rolled by since our last enduro race at Afan (there was a bit less riding this year mainly due to the birth of our wonderful 12 week old son!). So it was with general amazement I was granted an ENTIRE weekend pass to ride the final UK Gravity Enduro series at […]

Enjoy staff rider Eric Purres’ latest update. I have been working on couple new projects for 2013 and training/ racing with my Norco Aurum 1. I am pretty much fulfilled most of my goals this season- finishing in solid spots at World Cups and being top 10 at every local race I can say I’m […]

ENGLAND – WALES – ENGLAND The UK’s first self-supported multi-day MTB event Following in the footsteps of multi-day, self-supported MTB events in North America and the increasingly popular form of bikepacking, one of the UK’s top endurance MTB racers Aidan Harding decided this year to organise an event in the UK. Arriving on the starting […]

Veteran Evans Cycles employee George Lee has changed jobs and countries last year: he left the cosy Evans Cycles premises in Crawley for the dull, gloomy and always rainy California to work for¬†Specialized. Recently, he attended the 2013 Specialized product launch – this is his account of the event. Its been a while since my […]

So you decided to part with a sizeable amount of your hard earned cash money to buy your dream trail bike. There is a plethora of choice and we all know that the abundance of choice can be crippling. Therefore we would like to show you two worthy candidates. While we all have our personal […]

Guest post by staff trainer Nick Coley So after purchasing my first 29er bike (Stumpjumper comp carbon HT) I went on the hunt for some tyres with a bit more UK friendly grip than the standard SP Renagades. I managed to get hold of a pair of Onza Canis 29er tyres, just in time for […]

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 […]