Today was definitely not a normal Monday morning in the office! The kind folks at Garmin invited us along to the annual Garmin ride out – a chance to ride a 19.4 mile route with the Garmin Transitions team, with the added bonus this year of a chance to review the new Garmin Edge 800 GPS […]

Here’s a couple of reviews from Andy, one of our Ride it and Rate it! panel.  For those that don’t know Ride it! and Rate it! it is a panel of our customers and staff that try out some of our products and then post reviews for others to make informed decisions on what products to use.  We send out FREE […]

Results from last weekend’s Ride It! event at Great Missenden can be downloaded below – Saturday MTB Rider Times Sunday Road Sportive Rider Times - a slight technical issue with the timing system on Sunday means they’re going to take a bit longer than usual to sort out, I’ve posted a provisional set of results for […]

Hi All. The roads have changed a bit from last year, for the worst in some cases, so I have cut out a chunk of bad road which leaves the routes about 4 miles short from advertised. There are still a few patches of gravel, but these are short stretches and not worth worrying about. […]

Looks like the tube strikes are over, well until October at least.  So, how did London and Londoners cope?  Other alternatives were found without mass chaos ensuing, and most Londoners turned to cycling.  Being an established cycling city this was business as usual for most commuters but it also opened the door for more people […]

We asked our team of buyers to tell us what hot new products they saw during the recent Eurobike show, and here is what they chose. Expect to see some of them in store soon! Matt Spurgin, Parts & Accessories buyer: This awesome looking GT Zaskar fully kitted out with Crank Brothers Cobalt wheels, Cobalt handlebar […]

Guest post from Rob Spedding, Editor of Cycling Plus magazine. According to insurance giant Aviva last month was the peak for bike thefts. In a recent press release it claimed that August, and the bank holiday weekend, were in particular ‘prime time for opportunistic thieves’. “Traditionally during August we see a 25% increase in bike […]

During our last day of Eurobike in Fredrichschafen, we decided to see what is new in the world of Cannondale, Trek and Specialized. After spending some time on all the stands and being talked through the new bikes and products for 2011, the most common theme is the growing amount of ‘trickle down’ technology. So […]

I’ve decided that there is so much to see here at Eurobike, it cannot possibly fit into one or two posts, so we’ll break out the bigger brands into their own more detailed features to do them justice. Thankfully today I was given some guidance by our buyers as to what to look out for, […]

The Evans Cycles team arrived en masse today for the biggest cycling show of the year: Eurobike. Held on the shores of Lake Constance, it houses around 1,100 cycling brands and exhibitors from around the world showcasing their latest bikes, accessories and technology. This is where our buyers think about new ranges and product to stock for […]

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