…(or rekindle the relationship you’ve already got!)   Adele Mitchell dispenses some love-shaped advice on how to make your cycling date a hit.   Whether you meet at the traffic lights, the cycling club or out on the trails, riding together can be a great first date. And if you’re looking to add a little […]

The number of people cycling to work is increasing at a rapid rate and for this growing army of commuters a key questions is ‘how am I going to lug my stuff from A to B?’ Whether you carry a laptop and your suit, or just a simple pen and notepad, cycling backpacks cater for the needs […]

Commuting by bike? A messenger bag could be the perfect accessory. Here’s how to make sure you end up with one of the top messenger bags around.   What is a messenger bag?   An oblong shaped bag worn   over a single shoulder. In different guises they’re worn by students, DJs and yuppies – but they […]

One of the benefits of working for Evans is the chance to represent the company in the sport you love. Nine staff members have been chosen to be supplied with bikes for the prestigious Evans Cycles Race Team and are supported by a further 80 who ride and race in Evans’ distinctive kit designed by […]

N +1 – and the problem of bike storage   by Fiona Outdoors I loves bikes. And I enjoy living by the N +1 rule, where N is the Number of bikes I own and +1 is the extra bike I always aspire to own. According to Velominati Rule 12, this equation may also be […]

It was on a random Thursday in the office, in early June, that my colleague asked me whether I wanted to take the spare place we had been given and join him to ride l’Etape du Tour in the French Alps a mere five weeks later. Being no novice on a road bike, my answer […]

Road cycling can be a hard pastime, keeping fit is a challenge, as can be the weather, the terrain, and road conditions. Professional racing has built legends of tough uncompromising riding performances from Jen’s Voights famous “shut up legs” mantra to greats like Eddy Merckx’s famously brutal attacking riding style.   by Scott Purchas Not […]

If it’s tough you’re after then look no further than the gruelling Transpyr, the seven-day, cross-Pyrenees mountain bike race in which reaching the finish is a badge of honour in itself.   by Cath Harris   This year, Evans’ Mark Lee did exactly that and more, completing the 780km ride which annually claims a drop […]

Evans Cycles is holding their One for the Girls evenings again, this time focusing on bike maintenance. If the idea of twinkling with the gears or adjusting the brakes on your pride and joy strikes fear into your heart than you need to get yourself to one of these evenings. Not only will you learn […]

Can’t keep an eye on social media all the time but want to be kept updated on the latest new product and service additions to our stores, warehouse and website every week? No problem! Once a week we highlight the best of ‘What’s New’ in our round-up. Our most exciting additions from last week include the Oltre XR1 Veloce 2015 road bike from […]