This weekend, a group of Evans Cycles riders are planning a 205 mile ride. 205 miles in a day is a fair old ride, and we wanted to make sure they were adequately fueled for the journey, so we spoke to the know-it-alls at High5 to get the low down on what they should eat, […]

We don’t want to be negative – really, we love riding our bikes (to see HOW much, see our Instagram feed). However, there are some moments when the warm glow of love for the bicycle is slightly overshadowed.. Here are our top 10 most hated moments…   1)  When you’re going on holiday with your […]

Hi All. Another stunning ride from our Langholm base today. This year I set out the Short loop ( with the first long extension) so clocked in around 40miles.  There’s loads of quiet roads – I literally saw about 30 cars, views that go on for miles and beautiful countryside. It’s a pretty hilly route out there […]

There is no denying that Strava has made its mark on the cycling community. Roads once called by old fashioned road names are now referred to by segment name – “James Watt Way” (for those of us who visit Evans Cycles HQ often) is called “Bacon Friday Sprint” and the little bit past the pub […]

Last week, we published a blog all about learning to ride with clipless pedals. The post was a popular one, so we thought we’d share some tips on cycling skills that will help you if you’re fairly new to cycling. Riding a bike doesn’t need to be complicated – you can jump on and enjoy […]

Every  month, we reward one person who reviewed their new product online with a £250 voucher. This months winner was William, who bough a Genesis Croix De Fer 2014 Cyclocross Bike…   William’s stats: Country United Kingdom Age 18-24 Style Road Cyclist Experience Regular Gender Male It was bought Online Did you use our Click & Collect service? Yes William’s review: “After being […]

The Giro d’Italia begins tomorrow, with a Team Time Trial in Belfast, followed by two more Irish stages, before the race heads over to its home in Italy. We’re all getting pretty excited here at Evans Cycles, but we have to admit – it’s possible we’re not quite as excited as these guys and gals […]

Hi All. That was a rather damp day putting out the Sportive Long loop!!! You get to ride through some pretty scenery, let’s hope the weather holds off and you can actually see it instead of squinting through the rain Looking at the weather forecast I think we can expect some showers so come prepared…… […]

Becoming a part of the cycling family involves a few important initiations. One of them is a zero-speed fall when getting used to clipless, or clip-in, pedals. Fear of this fall often haunts the uninitiated, preventing them from taking the plunge and opting for clipless pedals, but in the long run, we know most of […]

Fixing a puncture is a skill that every cyclist needs to master to be self-sufficient on the roads. It’s not something anyone is born knowing how to do innately (yet) – so there are a lot of videos online showing you just how to do that. Outsider Magazine decided that wanted to make their version […]

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