Setting aside the (often self-inflicted) suffering when we race or train really hard, riding our bikes together should be fun. However, in order to make sure a large organised event, such as a sportive, does in fact remain enjoyable as well as safe and promotes a considerate attitude towards other road users and the environment, we have put together the following […]

Not only is tweed a fabric which many may see as quintessentially British, it is also almost inextricably linked to cycling. The former goes back to the hard-wearing material, which began as (and to some extent still is) a hand-woven cloth, having emerged in Scotland as a way for the farmers to cope with the cold and damp weather and later […]

While Box Hill will be climbed by no less than 19 sportives this summer, it is the eastern loop of the King of the Downs which contains some of the toughest but least heralded climbs south of the M25, including three of Simon Warren’s 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs across three counties – East Sussex, Kent and […]

Sportive cross is the new addition to our RIDE IT series that offers the opportunity to switch between fast flowing road miles and the muddy joys of trails and singletrack. A world of freedom is being opened up by the rise of cyclocross and adventure road bikes, but not everyone who enjoys the variety fancies […]

Our RideIt! events have been having a rocking record year – with thousands of riders joining us for events almost every weekend. We’ve got tons more routes planned throughout the year, and with fantastic entry figures already for these upcoming rides, we’re stepping up our service to make them even better. Over the rest of […]

Women’s cycling is a major priority for us at the moment, and we’re proud to announce the introduction of guided rides, aimed at encouraging female cyclists to take part in RideIt! events. Women’s cycling is growing incredibly quickly, aided by focused support from British Cycling, who aims to get 1 million more women cycling by […]

Have you got what it takes to conquer the King of the Pennines?  If you’re looking for a lung busting, leg testing ride that combines stunning scenery with classic climbs and exhilarating descents, you’ll find everything you want when you enter the King of the Pennines with Evans Cycles. The 99 mile route squeezes in […]

Our weekend Woking RideIt! had a few special guests, as Elite time trial rider and reigning National 100 mile champion Rebecca Slack came along with her family to test the ride. Here’s her review… I entered the Woking RideIt! MTB event as a virgin of organised rides. The idea of paying £15 to ride my bike […]

GORE BIKE WEAR® will be attending this weekend’s Ride It! at Biggin Hill with a range of demo garments to compliment your riding wardrobe and keep you riding over the Autumn/ Winter period. The latest products from the GORE BIKE WEAR range will be available to demo this weekend free of charge, simply visit the […]

For 2012, Evans Cycles and Cyclosport have come together to sponsor Tom Cornwell, who will be riding and reviewing our RideIt! events this Summer. Last weekend, he pedalled over the Surrey Hills on our Dorking sportive, and here’s the review: “I awoke to what now seems to be fast becoming a typical English summer morning- […]

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