RIDE INTRO A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to Wells, one of England’s smallest cities, for our RIDE IT Somerset Sportive. As I live in Somerset it’s my  local event and I’ve been keen to devise a route that showcases the best of the varied terrain that the area has to offer.  The […]

Bike manufacturers are ever expanding their ranges to meet new riding trends –  and Adventure Road is the industries new favourite game. It’s been around for ages – but only accidentally. You’ve probably been adventure road biking if you’ve manage to take your road bike down a path you weren’t too sure it could handle, […]

  Every year since 2011, a team of Evans Cycles riders have made the Tour de Eurobike pilgrimage to the biggest bike show in the world. This year, a peloton from our buying team embarked upon the 1000km ride, and we’ll be sharing videos from their journey soon. Not with them, but travelling alongside, Pinnacle, […]

Turbo time of year has come back around. Turboing (verb): The act of attaching ones bike to a stationary unit, to pedal it inside. The ideal solution to keeping fit when the weather doesn’t permit an outdoor ride or when you want a short/hard/focused workout. For many racing cyclists turboing is a year round staple […]

  Women’s cycling is growing incredibly quickly, and there are a lot of brands out there doing their best to cater for the increasing need. We still haven’t got it spot on though, have we? As a female cyclist, I’ve had plenty of time to ponder on what’s not quite right. It’s been asked by […]

Every  month, we reward one person who reviewed their new product online with a £250 voucher. The winner for August was Paul, who told us what he thought of the Specialized Expert Road Shoe…  Paul told us…  “I was forced into buying new shoes when my old ones decided they didn’t like cycling anymore. I […]

Update. Friday 4.45pm Just found out the school is now called the Skipton Academy!! Same address, just a different name. Also, there are road works outside the school entrance, please obey the traffic lights and not go through red on your bikes. Ta Dean     The HOY 100 is just days away. Sir Chris […]

National Cycle to Work day took place this week and many first-time-in-a-long-time riders were dusting off their shed dwellers and wheeling them out for a rare ride.  Cycling to work is a great way to get fit, save money, protect the environment and wake yourself up in the morning – and it’s great every day of the […]

Allez! Allez! – we sing to riders as they labour major climbs. In English, the sentiment is similar to ‘Let’s go! Come on!’ – and when applied to the Specialized Allez road bike range, it’s not unchanged – these bikes are about get up and go. The Allez road bike range has been a key […]

On Friday afternoon, our good friends at @WiggleBikeShop nominated us to complete the #IceBucketChallenge…   Now, at Evans Cycles we never like to turn down a challenge – so we stepped up. We’ve donated to the Motor Neurone Disease Association  - all for the pleasure of having buckets of cold water chucked over our heads. Motor Neurone Disease […]

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