We’ve been using this iPhone app from Bike Doctor for a few months now since it was released back in June, and are pretty impressed by the range of repairs and general maintenance tips it covers. It is aimed at the commuter who wants to simply diagnose a problem, and get a simple explanation of how to […]

We asked our team of buyers to tell us what hot new products they saw during the recent Eurobike show, and here is what they chose. Expect to see some of them in store soon! Matt Spurgin, Parts & Accessories buyer: This awesome looking GT Zaskar fully kitted out with Crank Brothers Cobalt wheels, Cobalt handlebar […]

These can now be viewed at – Lakes 2010 MTB Rider Times Lakes 2010 Sportive Rider Times

Hi. For all of you that came along to our Lakes rides at the weekend, there were some photographers in attendance. See if they managed to get a pick of you gurning on those climbs…… Lakes 10 MTB Lakes 10 Sportive Enjoy. Times coming soon. Ta Dean

Guest post from Rob Spedding, Editor of Cycling Plus magazine. According to insurance giant Aviva last month was the peak for bike thefts. In a recent press release it claimed that August, and the bank holiday weekend, were in particular ‘prime time for opportunistic thieves’. “Traditionally during August we see a 25% increase in bike […]

During our last day of Eurobike in Fredrichschafen, we decided to see what is new in the world of Cannondale, Trek and Specialized. After spending some time on all the stands and being talked through the new bikes and products for 2011, the most common theme is the growing amount of ‘trickle down’ technology. So […]

I’ve decided that there is so much to see here at Eurobike, it cannot possibly fit into one or two posts, so we’ll break out the bigger brands into their own more detailed features to do them justice. Thankfully today I was given some guidance by our buyers as to what to look out for, […]

When I tell people what I do for a living they think I spend my life out in the countryside on a bike having fun. The reality is that it’s a lot of admin and sitting on the sofa doing e-mails. Today, however, was one of those days to make people green with envy as […]

The Evans Cycles team arrived en masse today for the biggest cycling show of the year: Eurobike. Held on the shores of Lake Constance, it houses around 1,100 cycling brands and exhibitors from around the world showcasing their latest bikes, accessories and technology. This is where our buyers think about new ranges and product to stock for […]

Since my last blog, a few things have happened, I started to feel like I was making progress, definitely getting faster, and felt comfortable on longer rides……… Then on a Wednesday afternoon in July, after a long-ish steady away ride with my colleague and friend James Dalton ( Manager of the new Evans cycles cycle […]