Reviews are often maligned within the industry, generally for being terribly generic or biased. I’ve never tried to write one before and just attempting to put some basic thoughts down it quickly became apparent why they seem so generic. It’s also resulted in a three part “first ride” review that’s taken nearly two weeks to […]

This month’s customer review was written by Nigel Nash on the Trek Domane 4.3 road bike, and as usual, he is entitled to the £250 voucher. I am very old – 57, but my experience with bikes has been full suspension mountain bikes in the last few years. The attraction of suspension is that firstly, […]

On Sunday 16th June Evans Cycles mechanics will be in Clapham Common between 5-10am ready to assist with any pre-ride issues or just to check your bike over before you begin. The London to Brighton ride is one of the most popular sportives in the summer calendar; the 54-mile route takes riders from the bustling […]

We’re delighted to be supporting a petition set up by The Times newspaper which aims to improve the roads for Britain’s cyclists. We believe that travelling by bike is a fantastic way to save money, get fit, and enjoy the great outdoors, but surveys have shown one of the major things holding people back is a […]

A few weeks ago, Ashley from CNP invited me to visit Team Sky’s service course in Belgium, I took one for the team and reluctantly (NOT) tagged along. I was really looking forward to visiting the base of Team Sky as the prospect of seeing their famous ‘marginal gains’ approach up close and personal was […]

The BMC Racing Team is one of the best UCI ProTeam’s in the world, with a star-studded roster which includes reigning world road champion Philippe Gilbert, reigning Swiss national road champion Martin Kohler and current Danish national road champion Sebastian Lander and seven 2012 Olympians that include 2011 Tour de France winner and past (2009) […]

Spring Classics The Spring Classics are among the most iconic races in the calendar, steeped in over 100 years of tradition with tales of legend baring all for his place in cycling history. While most of us are dreaming of summer during the dreary winter months, the classics riders are out, feeding off the grueling […]

Paris-Roubaix. These two words cause goosebumps to most road cycling enthusiast. The single cobblestone the winner is awarded with is probably one of me most coveted awards in cycling. It is long, it is hard, it is simply incredible. This year, a small team of Evans Cycles staff will travel over to France to cover […]

From now until April 15th, we’re working with nutrition know-it-all’s High5 to provide nearly every owner of a new bike with a selection of free trial products.   Spring is just beginning and we know loads of our riders are upgrading their bikes with shiny new ones, or getting onto a bike for the first […]

I’ve been using the CycleOps Powertap wheels for about 2 weeks now – it’s shot by and I’ve been busily downloading the data from every ride and busily analysing it at every opportunity. Very sad, I know. Arguably the most important number for training with power is your ‘Functional Threshold Power’ (FTP). This is roughly the absolute maximum […]