The Scottish Borders are full of amazing roads and trails which are just begging to be a playground for your tyres. Roadies visiting the area are advised to try out the Four Abbeys Way – a 55-mile route linking four ruined abbeys, ascending and descending some beautiful stretches of tarmac along the way. Those who […]

Towards the end of last year, we set out with a very special mission: to find out what women want (from their bike shop). Cycling has a history of being a male dominated sport, but we know that more and more women are getting on their bikes, so we wanted to make sure that we’re […]

Wednesday 7th May 2014 will mark the beginning of the first ever UCI International stage race for women in the UK. The Friend’s Life Women’s Tour kicks off next week, with 5 days of racing, covering just under 500km’s of UK roads. The five stages will take place in the East Midlands and East Anglia, […]

We know a lot of our customers out there will enjoy a wide range of sports. As well as stocking bikes and everything you need to ride, we also have a wide range of triathlon gear for those who like to run and swim, too. However, at heart we’re all about two wheels, and though […]

We are excited to confirm that by the end of this week there will be a brand new Evans Cycles store open in Maidstone. Opening celebration in Maidstone on Saturday The youngest addition to our fleet of shops across the UK will open on Saturday 26 April, and we’re celebrating with opening offers, competitions and the […]

Sports action cameras give us the opportunity to bring our rides back to life once they’re over. Uploading rides to analytics sites like Garmin Connect or Strava is one thing, but an all singing, all dancing video capture from a Go Pro or similar device is a lot more like relieving the moment. No longer […]

Dressing for spring weather cycling isn’t always straightforward. Where in winter the “warm and waterproof” approach is likely to be a hit, and in summer “light and breathable” goes down a treat – spring can be a fickle season. Changeable weather, which can be warm and sunny one day, and not far above zero (but […]

RIDE INTRO A new ride location for 2014 which sees us heading to Knutsford for our Cheshire Ride It! Sportive. The event offers a relativley flat course across the Cheshire Plains but for those that fancy a climbing challenge we’ve included an optional detour that will take riders up the cobbled climb of Swiss Hill […]

Many of us remember our first bike fondly. While it might be a stretch to say that one well selected bike will turn fledging peddlers into lifelong cyclists, getting it right first time can certainly make the difference between a positive early experience, and a negative one. How have children’s bikes changed? Firstly – adults’ […]

With summer on the way, warmer mornings and sunny evenings, cycling to work is a great way to cut down on ‘dead time’ spent on public transport or behind the wheel of a car. The government Cycle to Work scheme means that provided your employer is signed up to a scheme, you can probably pay […]