Day two started very early with a 6:30am shuttle to reach Bootleg Canyon in-time to do the Tour de Lake Mead, a 27 mile out and back road ride. Fuji had kindly found an Altamira 1.0 for me to ride, equipped with  Dura Ace and a load of the new Oval components they’ve been working […]

Bikeability – an introduction to road safety for kids It bills itself as “cycling proficiency for the 21st Century”, but what exactly is Bikeability – and how can it help prepare children for the trials of the road? We spoke to Paul Robison, the manager of the scheme, which is run by Cycling England, to […]

The summer turned into autumn unannounced – one day everything is warm and sunny, next morning, it’s still sunny, but the cold weather makes the usual morning commute a bit trickier. On the other hand, it suddenly gets dark pretty soon and if you are still expecting the light conditions of early August, then you […]

In recent years Eurobike has definitely stolen the limelight from Interbike as the big show for the world’s major brands – many of the US brands no longer exhibit at the show however, this being the last year the show will be in Vegas I was pretty stoked to get the opportunity to come out. […]

Today was definitely not a normal Monday morning in the office! The kind folks at Garmin invited us along to the annual Garmin ride out – a chance to ride a 19.4 mile route with the Garmin Transitions team, with the added bonus this year of a chance to review the new Garmin Edge 800 GPS […]

The whirlwind of summer holidays has left our loved ‘Get fit in six weeks’ feature unfinished. After working very hard for six weeks to get fitter, all four of us arrived at the office on a cloudy Tuesday and we were ready to finish what we started and decide which one of us is the […]

Most people who’ve spent time cranking out the miles across the green hills of our fair land can still remember their first time heading off-road. And if they’re honest, most would probably admit that it was a slightly scary experience. While the UK is one of the most heavily urbanised nations in the world, the […]

Here’s a couple of reviews from Andy, one of our Ride it and Rate it! panel.  For those that don’t know Ride it! and Rate it! it is a panel of our customers and staff that try out some of our products and then post reviews for others to make informed decisions on what products to use.  We send out FREE […]

Not long ago, Evans Cycles have started to offer bike maintenance courses at our stores for our customers. Bike maintenance is like base jumping: looks scary at first, but afterwards some practice, you realise that it’s not that bad. As I confessed a couple of months ago on this blog, I myself wasn’t a keen […]

We are working here, at Evans Cycles, day-in day-out and often forget the rich heritage and the long history the company has. A couple of days ago our Retail Director, Mark Smith, shared this old photo with us and the story behind it.