Bike week is an annual celebration of cycling, and it’s an opportunity to promote bike riding to the general public as an accessible, fun, environmentally friendly hobby and means of transport. It began on Saturday 14th June, and runs until Sunday 22nd (we’re pretty sure that’s more than a week, but we stand to be […]

odd  (d) adj. odd·er, odd·est 1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual, or expected.   At Evans Cycles, we don’t think the word ‘odd’ deserves the negative connotations it’s gathered over the years. In fact, it’s by definition a marker of the exceptional. We’re staffed by a team of #OddOnes (the name we give to dedicated cyclists who display characteristics which seem strange to the outside […]

Hi All. What a great days cycling in the Cotswolds today, sometimes it’s great having a job where you get to bike for a living Let’s hope that weather holds for this weekend…….. Just a reminder that the Sunday Sportive is sold out – please do not come to the event hoping for cancellations, we […]

‘Some of us shave our legs’ is the line in our recent #OddOnes TV ad which lists the interesting quirks found in cyclists, and the shaving of male legs never fails to drum up conversation. Of course, for many (Not all! I’ve seen some hairy legged girls on bikes in my time) female cyclists, shaving […]

Now in its sixth year, the Pearl Izumi Tour is a series of hard and fast criterium races on closed town and city roads across the UK (and Jersey). Consisting of ten heats, the Tour Series features some of Britain’s leading teams, including Rapha Condor JLT, Team Raleigh and Madison Genesis. The Tour series is […]

After a winning sprint series, “One for the Girls” ladies shopping nights are back in Evans Cycles stores for a summer tour. The events began in Summer 2013, as a way to encourage and grow women’s cycling. They went down a storm and were in part responsible for us being voted ‘Best Chain Retailer of […]

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we know that lots of Dads out there will be looking forward to a weekend of being treated extra specially nicely. To help the Fathers among you prepare for the big day, we’ve taken the opportunity to draft a pre-Father’s day wish list for you. Just edit the […]

Last week, we packed up our Evans Cycles vans with a fleet of HOY kids bikes, an inflatable test track, and lots of team members ready to embark upon the 2014 #HOYTour. We picked up Sir Chris Hoy along the way, and headed to London and Brighton on day one, Liverpool on day two and […]

A Granfondo is a large organised ride, over a challenging terrain that often exceeds 70km. In the UK, they are usually called sportives, and we organise our own RideIt! series across the country. Over a long ride, the jersey on your back and the shorts you sit in the saddle on for multiple hours need […]

Cyclists, we’ve got our odd little quirks, haven’t we? We’ve just launched our brand new TV ad, which celebrates the funny little habits of cyclists – from buying rock hard saddles, and wearing padded shorts, to riding from London to Brighton when there is a perfectly good train line. Our entire company is made up […]