‘Some of us shave our legs’ is the line in our recent #OddOnes TV ad which lists the interesting quirks found in cyclists, and the shaving of male legs never fails to drum up conversation. Of course, for many (Not all! I’ve seen some hairy legged girls on bikes in my time) female cyclists, shaving […]

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we know that lots of Dads out there will be looking forward to a weekend of being treated extra specially nicely. To help the Fathers among you prepare for the big day, we’ve taken the opportunity to draft a pre-Father’s day wish list for you. Just edit the […]

Evans Cycles is old – positively wrinkly, in fact – we’re over 90, and we’re made up of over 1,000 individuals. Within our ranks, we’ve got cyclists of every kind. And they know cyclists of more kinds. Who know… You see where we’re going. The cycling world is wide and vast, and it’s made up […]

The cycling community is vast, and made up of an array of colourful personalities, which can be loosely slotted into tribes. Though in some cases, members of these tribes do not always mix when placed in close proximity to one another; the truth is that they are all united by one love. We know we […]

Everyone at Evans Cycles likes bicycles – that figures, doesn’t it? If there’s one thing we like MORE than bicycles, it’s riding them in summer. Admittedly, it’s been a bit cloudy over the last week, so we thought we’d compile a list of 10 of the best things about summer (which IS on the way). […]

The week we’ve seen our Facebook and Twitter wall invaded by clips of the most amusing comedy of errors we’ve seen in a long while. For your viewing pleasure, here’s a look at the best of the worst… FIRST TO THE LAST IN CALIFORNIA   It all started with an overzealous celebration, as an air […]

Last month, in-house bike designer James Olsen returned from 8 1/2 days of bikepacking across Israel. The 1360km Holyland Challenge took him from Golan Heights to Eliat on the Red Sea, taking in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem as well as the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea and the southern deserts.  Here’s his story…  After a race […]

We don’t want to be negative – really, we love riding our bikes (to see HOW much, see our Instagram feed). However, there are some moments when the warm glow of love for the bicycle is slightly overshadowed.. Here are our top 10 most hated moments…   1)  When you’re going on holiday with your […]

There is no denying that Strava has made its mark on the cycling community. Roads once called by old fashioned road names are now referred to by segment name – “James Watt Way” (for those of us who visit Evans Cycles HQ often) is called “Bacon Friday Sprint” and the little bit past the pub […]

Becoming a part of the cycling family involves a few important initiations. One of them is a zero-speed fall when getting used to clipless, or clip-in, pedals. Fear of this fall often haunts the uninitiated, preventing them from taking the plunge and opting for clipless pedals, but in the long run, we know most of […]

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