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 […]

We know a lot of our customers out there will enjoy a wide range of sports. As well as stocking bikes and everything you need to ride, we also have a wide range of triathlon gear for those who like to run and swim, too. However, at heart we’re all about two wheels, and though […]

Sports action cameras give us the opportunity to bring our rides back to life once they’re over. Uploading rides to analytics sites like Garmin Connect or Strava is one thing, but an all singing, all dancing video capture from a Go Pro or similar device is a lot more like relieving the moment. No longer […]

The cycling season of 2014 is hotting up, and lots of riders are getting onto their bikes – either for the first time, for the first time in a long time, or in order to rack up more miles, and faster. Starting our riding, or increasing the distances, can lead to a steep learning curve, […]

This spring, we’ve made it out mission to help you guys get out on your bikes, getting the miles in ready for an amazing summer of cycling. To motivate you to get riding, we’ve been creating playlists jam packed full of songs that are either all about riding, or make us want to swing our […]

We’re sure you read ALL of our blogs – but just in case for any any reason you’ve missed a couple, through March and April we’ve been compiling #EvansEarlybird playlists to inspire you guys to get out riding your bikes this spring. We already shared #EvansEarlybird Playlist 1 – a list compiled from our own […]

We’re excited about spring – excited to be riding in the sun, without arm warmers, on ground that isn’t waterlogged. We’re super chuffed to be out on our bikes past six o’clock with the sun still in the sky… and we expect all of you guys are just as pleased. To celebrate the arrival of […]

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