Children’s competition winners enjoyed a cycle skills lesson from Sir Chris Hoy today at the London Bike Show. The lucky little ones entered our competition and were randomly selected to attend the 45 minute session given by Sir Chris Hoy, which included practicing riding together at the same speed, a slalom (riding in a zig […]

At Evans Cycles we are about more than just the bike. No – that came out wrong. The bike is everything – but it’s more than a machine comprised of frame, two wheels, and a load of pricey metal. Cycling isn’t just a way to get from A to B (though it is a very […]

We know, it’s very early in the season, but March is just around the corner and as soon as the spring arrives cycling season will cascade into being very, very quickly. Smart riders get their gear ready in advance, and that includes the bike. After a winter of abuse (or worse – imprisonment in the […]

First images of the HOY Vulpine clothing range show us a timeless selection of performance and casual clothing designed with impeccable attention to detail. The collaboration between Sir Chris Hoy, and clothing brand Vulpine is set to launch at the London Bike Show this weekend, arriving at Evans Cycles in March. The team, Sir Chris […]

Yesterday Rohan Dennis took a place in history when became the latest rider to hold the Hour Record, covering 52.491km in sixty minutes. The Team BMC rider was the third since Jens Voigt to attempt to claim the record, which Mercx described as “a permanent, total, intense effort, which can’t be compared to anything else.” […]

One of your greatest enemies when you are riding your bike is your head. We don’t mean this metaphorically – your head accounts for a huge amount of the frontal area of a rider’s profile, and thus accounts for much of the majority of aerodynamic drag created. Aerodynamic drag is air resistance attributed to an […]

This month’s winning customer review was written by Ellie, who took the Pearl Izumi Women’s Pro Softshell 180 Jacket for a spin…  Ellie was given the jacket as a Christmas present, she’s a regular commuter and rated it well for its comfort and stylish design…  “My husband bought me this at Christmas and although it’s […]

At Evans Cycles a lot of us like to gt to the office or store by bike, and we think riding is by far the best way to start and finish a busy day. If you want to cycle to work, we can help to make it cheaper. We offer tax savings on bikes via […]

  UPDATE FOR ALL SATURDAY RIDERS:  The RIDE IT team are undertaking final preparations for the Rochdale mountain bike course.  After assessing the trail conditions and taking the cold forecast for the weekend into consideration we won’t be running the long mountain bike course option on Saturday. This has been done to remove a section […]

RIDE IT Events have been a part of what we do at Evans Cycles for over six years and the series has grown from strength to strength, with even more routes and venues planned for 2015 and an estimated 36% rider increase. We host sportives, off-road events, and sportive cross mixed terrain rides almost every […]