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 […]

Summer is just around the corner, and we’re almost into peak riding season. With months of (hopefully) sunny weekends stretched ahead of us, now is the time to start plotting in some goal rides to aim for. Selecting a challenge ride is a great way to motivate yourself to get out there and rack up […]

We are proud to be working in partnership with Great Britain’s most decorated Olympian to inspire a new generation of cycling stars. A variety of brand new HOY bikes for future medal winners are now available to pre-order, and they will be in stores very soon. HOY Tour 2014 To celebrate the launch of the new […]

The cycling world is a vast one – we know our customers are just as varied, and ride a great variety of different bikes. We cater for every type of rider, but we thought we’d have a little fun with a ‘battle of the bikes’ competition.  With new and exciting 2014 bikes arriving in our […]