For the past 2 years I’ve been riding a small Demo 7 mark II frame, tricked out to ride downhill.  But half way through last summer I decided it was time for an upgrade, partly due to the frame being a bit too small for me and but mainly because it had been a bit […]

Another pleasant day in the saddle Usually I get to sit in a hotel room on Fridays whilst the boys put out the course. Today,  however, Keith’s knee has been playing up so I got to go out and mark some course, thus reducing the amount of riding he had to do – how nice of […]

In January we teamed up with Cyclosport.org to run a competition to find the Evans Super Sportiver to take part in a variety of Sportive events throughout the year and write blog reviews of the events.  The prize was the loan of a Jamis Xenith Pro 2011 Road Bike worth £2,299, plus kit, petrol and event entry […]

Evans Cycles is proud to unveil a completely new and refreshed Pinnacle range, bringing new models, new looks and a new direction to its in-house bike brand. The range is both varied and extensive, encompassing 700c in its various commuter / road / recreational / cyclo-cross formats, female-specific models, and also dedicated MTB models. The […]

Well , the medium is anyway. We are now going to be hosting the GPX routes on  Memory Maps Trailzilla website, Trailzilla.com. The advantage of this over the old system is that you will be able to see the route and down load a basic map before the event. You will still get the waterproof, […]

Super quick run down of some of the gear that has been keeping us comfy and warm over the winter! Images courtesy of Graham from a trip last year to Coed Y Brenin and Snowdon, it was cold, wet and windy, but we stayed nice and dry. Gore Alp X jersey This has been my […]

Last year we had to close on the day entries due to lack of parking. This year we have arranged some more spaces around the corner at Red Bull F1, so we can handle more riders. We are still going to have to limit numbers so my suggestion to you is to book now before […]

Have you ever had the chain rubbing against the front derailleur? You can easily mend it by adjusting the front mech. Watch the following video to see how!

A big well done to everyone who came along today. That was probably the muddiest Ride It there’s ever been, not that I think anyone thought any different!!! It even defeated Mike, who was clearing the course, and only managed the short. I’ve never seen the boy so tired Cheers Dean

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