It was one of the rainiest April we’ve ever seen but there was plenty happening nonetheless: The Norco Sight 2 was crowned by What Mountain Bike magazine as the ‘Trail Bike of The Year 2012’ In the middle of the spring classics, a great post about riding the Ronde van Vlaanderen by an actual Belgian, […]

The Sight is Norco’s conventionally (26”) wheeled 140mm trail bike. The magic numbers; 140mm of travel front and rear pitches it straight into the hotbed of one of the most competitive and fiercely fought categories in the MTB market. 5.5” of travel is widely regarded as the holy grail – not too much to turn […]

When I was asked to review the Jamis durango, I’ll be honest, I was a little uninspired. The prospect of riding a £550 entry level machine made me wake up in cold sweats, dreaming of the ungainly beasts of days gone by, great entry level bikes but obviously lacking in performance and styling. On receiving […]

Buying a bike can often be perplexing as there is such a wide variety of options, so many bikes to choose from. This short video below aims to help you find the mountain bike that fits your needs perfectly. Still not undecided? Visit our Mountain Bike Buyer’s guide >>> View all mountain bikes >>>

Andy from our web team gives us the verdict on these BIG lights: Being the kind of person that likes to ride my bike after work whether it’s winter or not, and also not being a fan of riding into trees, I do like my lights. Accordingly, I was recently handed a Full-Beam Night Nemesis […]

Roll up, roll up! Registration for Megavalanche 2012 opens on Monday here, so if you are planning on racing as your goal for this year, here is a quick checklist and some tips for you, based on our experience last year. BIKE Something with at least 150mm travel – Spicy, Remedy or similar for maximum […]

New Years Day is always big milestone in our lives and we have a tendency to come up with all sort of new year’s resolutions. Some people promise to quit smoking, others commit to read more books and most of us cyclists, well, we pledge that we will ride more, ride further, ride harder and […]

With the all-new 2012 Suplest Supzero range set to arrive into the Evans warehouse at the end of Feb and having just got our hands on a sample set we thought it’d be a good idea to give you the lowdown on what’s new from the small, fresh Swiss shoe brand for 2012. We’ve also […]

Our first drop of Morvélo clothing has just arrived and we are all excited by the range, so much so, a rota of who’s wearing what on each day is being written up for the Evans office HQ to avoid embarrassing doubling up… To some of you Morvélo clothing will already be a staple wardrobe item, […]

A recent trip to the Alps to race the Megavalanche meant a serious think about protection. I’ve always used a spine protector and knee / elbow pads when on my DH bike but after talking to a few colleagues I realised this probably wouldn’t cut it at the Mega. And all I can say is: […]

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