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 […]

Since Charge launched their Surface Clothing range back in Spring, over the summer pretty much all of the office staff have been wearing a hoodie, shorts, or both! Aimed a bit more at the commuter / urban end of the market, the range is practical on the bike and also stylish enough to wear off […]

Guest post from Matt Skinner, editor of What Mountain Bike magazine: I confess to being a bit of a hardtail purist, not for any overly zealous reason I should add – I like thrashing the tyres off a good full suspension bike as much as any. But it’s just that for many riders who’ve been […]

One of our very first articles was about Mark Smith’s fact finding trip to the Netherlands, where he explored how can commuting by bikes and railways work together. The basic idea is that commuters should be provided bike-friendly facilities near big railway stations, so they can either leave their bikes at the station or rent […]

Rider times from this weekend’s Ride It! event at Liphook are available to download below – MTB Rider Times Sportive Rider Times