A recent trip to the Alps to race the Megavalanche meant a serious think about protection. I’ve always used a spine protector and knee / elbow pads when on my DH bike but after talking to a few colleagues I realised this probably wouldn’t cut it at the Mega. And all I can say is: […]

RideIt!  Thirsk 17th & 18th September 2011   This blog has been updated with GPX routes and news update. SPORTIVE SOLD OUT. Last Minute News The main road to Sutton Bank is closed at present. We have been told that it’s likely to be open by the end of today. If it is still closed the […]

We had Dirt-Norco team rider, Dan Stanbridge’s early Norco Aurum prototype at HQ this week so we thought it’d be the ideal opportunity to take a closer look at it and grab a few photos. Baring more than a few battlescars, this early prototype is testament to the amount of development time both Ben, Dan […]

This month’s customer review was written by Geoff Macinnes on the Endura Padded Liner Shorts, and as usual, he is entitled to the £250 voucher. if you have never worn this type of garment before they feel a little strange to start but once you are on your bike thats when you know you have […]

Photo link added Photos of the event can be found below, see if you were caught in full gurn click: Smile for the camera Hint – enter your number as a FOUR digit no. E.g. 0012 or 0234 and you will only get photos of you! View Photographs on Flickr from KOTP Click here to view snaps […]

Jon has some new Gore Bike Wear Active Shell demo clothing which will be available at the King of the Penines and all future Ride It events. Here’s what’s new… New Active Shell, the most breathable GORE-TEX® Laminate ever! GORE BIKE WEAR® have developed two new GORE-TEX® jackets for their Autumn/ Winter range using their new […]

It’s been another busy day here, at Friedrichshafen. A quick recap of the day below. Read about Day 1 at Eurobike >>>

The biggest trade show of the year, Eurobike started today and a sizeable Evans Cycles team flew/cycled (more on the latter later) to Friedrichshafen to see what the world of cycling has got to offer for 2012. This is just a quick impression what’s going on, more in-depth posts will follow in the coming weeks. Read […]

Summer continued to elude the British Isles, but that didn’t deter most of us from riding. The first bits of information arrived on 2012 bikes and with the Eurobike with only a few hours away, this will only get more and more hectic for the next couple of weeks. The London riots seem to be […]

Essentials Distances:       159 km / 103 km Start:               Chapel-en-le-Frith School, High Peak, Derbyshire Transport:        Parking on-site and nearby, Chapel-en-le-Frith Station <1km Feedstops:      Long x2 / Short x1 Timed:             Yes (Helmet stickers) Signs:              Clear Black Arrows on a bright pink background for long. Hazards well signed Road:              Not bad on the whole, gravel in places […]