There isn’t an element of professional cycling that Sir Dave Brailsford doesn’t know a lot about.  Whatever you think of his team selection tactics, his opinion has got to be rated. So when Brailsord says: “Nutrition for us is probably a greater percentage of our performance than in any other sport”  we sit up and […]

Hi All The good weather has held out again!! A nice, if humid day in the saddle today, let’s hope it carries on this way. IMPORTANT: Firstly I need to talk Horses. The local riders have been bombarded with events recently so are a bit fragile about events in the area. This is not really being […]

Fuji’s new Transonic aero road bike is serving its riders well in the Tour de France as NetApp-Endura team leader Leo Konig stands in seventh on general classification after stage 16. Second division team, NetApp-Endura earned a wildcard selection for the Tour de France, and they are one of only 4 teams lacking first division […]

Nick Coley from our Training Team is gearing up to ride the Leadville 100 in 4 weeks time. He’s been keeping us updated with training so far… As I write this I have 4 weeks to go until one of the biggest races I’ve ever done. It’ll be the most challenging in terms of length, climbing […]

Hybrid bikes belong to a genre which tells you what it does in the name – a hybrid is a cross between a road and a mountain bike that promises the best of both worlds. In a hybrid you will get a compromise between the light weight speed and efficiency of a road bike, and […]

RIDE INTRO A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to the National Trust Wimpole Estate in Royston for our RideIt! Cambridge Sportive  on Sunday 20th July. It’s a lovely rolling course that heads south into Essex and takes in some of the same roads that the Tour de France passed down a few […]

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 […]