There are a few hardcore riders who slog it out 12 months a year, but for many people, the biggest gains in fitness are to be made over summer – when the sun is shining and the rain is mainly staying away. Getting fitter definitely means feeling better, inside and out – and you’ll notice […]

Later this summer, we’re going to be opening two brand new stores – Evans Cycles Maidenhead and Evans Cycles Chelmsford. The Maidenhead store, in Taplow, will have around 150 bikes on shop floor, and we’re looking forward to becoming a part of a busy cycling community there. We’ll be in Taplow Shopping Park, not far […]

  We know some of you will want to watch the Tour de France highlights, hence the title of this blog is a ‘spoiler alert’ banner. If you are reading this, you accept that any evening viewing will be tinged with the knowledge of ‘what happened next’. We are sad to announce that Chris Froome […]

With summer in full swing and the Tour de France taking prime time slots on our televisions, there’s never been a more enticing time to swing your leg over a brand new bike, and road bikes are a very popular choice. Features of road bikes Road bikes offer a fast ride, with drop handlebars allowing […]

The average Tour de France cyclist is expected to burn about 6000 calories a day, or 8000 a day if they are heading into the mountains. That’s a lot of calories to get through, and it is quite a feat to replace them so that riders’ energy levels don’t become depleted. Nutritionalists, the Team’s Chef, […]

Every  month, we reward one person who reviewed their new product online with a £250 voucher. June’s winner was Joakim from London – he reviewed the Specialized Allez Race C2 2014 Road Bike – here’s what he had to say… “Smooth Speed Demon”    “If there was a psychologist for bikes, they would have their […]

Tomorrow, the Tour de France begins in Britain – and we are EXCITED. So excited, that we’re not sure we will be able to concentrate for the next 3 weeks.  If you feel the same, we’ve prepared a note for your boss, which clearly explains the situation – it’s severity, and the cure. Here it […]

RIDE INTRO A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to Uckfield in East Sussex for our Ride It! Ashdown Forest Sportive on Sunday 22nd June. Not being far from the Evans Cycles HQ means it’s on home riding turf for a lot of the Evans Cycles staff so we’ve used our local […]

With the biggest bike race in the WORLD (like, ever) set to launch with a bang in Yorkshire on Saturday, the local residents have been impressively busy creating advice videos and friendly jingles to welcome the peloton to God’s own country. We’re pretty impressed with their antics, which show that the #OddOnes spirit is well […]

The #OddOnes know there is no such thing as too many bikes. There are so many different ways of enjoying cycling, it seems a shame to miss out because you’ve not got a bike for the discipline. N+1 is the Velominati equation for the perfect number of bikes to have – where ‘N’ is the […]