RIDE INTRO Another new addition to our calendar for 2014 and a return to the north east for our RIDE IT series after. There’s some great cycling in this part of the country taking you through some amazing countryside. The climbs are big in places and whilst some have steep sections most have long and consistent […]

  In case you missed the memo – Santa is busy this year – the elves are on overtime and the big man himself is working so hard he’s even losing weight! It’s ok though, Christmas has been saved: Mr Christmas has asked Sir Hoy, #FatherChris, to help out delivering some of the presents. The […]

Dropping temperatures are common in November – the big chill tends to continue until the later days of February – and numb fingers are a common undesirable side effect without the right gloves. Thankfully, we’ve got a wide range of finger shields designed to keep you warm. When looking for winter gloves, key features to […]

  There’s just two weeks until Round Two of the Revolution UK Track Series and excitement is beginning to simmer among the Future Stars.  The Future Stars series, for talented 15 and 16 year old riders, is sponsored by HOY bikes. We’ve been catching up with the four riders who were highlighted by series manager Jenny Gretton – and […]

Every  month, we reward one person who reviewed their new product online with a £250 voucher. The winner for October was Tamima, who told us what he thought of the Norco Heart 2014 Singlespeed Bike.  Here’s her review of the ‘Super Sexy Sam(ual L Jackson).  She was very pleased with her win and said: ” This […]

We had a fantastic time watching the Revolution Track series, at Lee Valley VeloPark – and with our ‘Evans Cycles Blog’ media passes, we had the opportunity to get into the pits and speak to some of the riders. The Maloja Pushbikers (then Rudy Project RT) were the victors at the end of last years […]

Cold feet when riding are a common complaint from cyclists, and at Evans Cycles HQ we know the pain of frosty toes. Initially, you can attack cold feet with overshoes – these come in varying thicknesses, and some versions are waterproof, those with neoprene are likely to provide more protection. Merino socks, and waterproof socks […]

The Evans Cycles Christmas campaign has begun, and that means it is definitely winter. Sorry if you were trying to hold on to illusions of autumn. Winter doesn’t mean it’s time to stop riding. Your own personal goals will dictate where you place your focus over winter, you may want to keep building on endurance […]

UPDATE 08/11/14 We’ve been out setting up the courses over the last two days, it’s been really wet but the forecast is looking better for tomorrow so hopefully you don’t have to endure the same conditions. A couple of things to be aware of – There is a road closure on Sudeley Hill, the climb out […]

Helmets have become a controversial issue – we know that from the outcry that followed Chris Boardman’s appearance on BBC Breakfast, bare headed, discussing the other steps cyclists can take to keep themselves safe – correct positioning, negotiation of junctions and giving large vehicles room. There are many other factors in staying safe when cycling, […]