There isn’t usually an easy answer to what makes a bike ‘right’ for somebody. As an athlete, I have been in the fortunate position of having had plenty of bikes being made exactly ‘right’ for me, in terms of geometry, technology, feel and fit. But the gain of a fraction of a second certainly isn’t […]

On September 7th, 2014 we hosted the HOY 100 – an epic challenge sportive in North Yorkshire. The 100 mile route covers 11,000ft of climbing, and even Sir Chris Hoy himself said he was pleased he’d put the miles in beforehand. We were there with the cameras on the day, filming riders taking part and […]

Last week, we packed up our Evans Cycles vans with a fleet of HOY kids bikes, an inflatable test track, and lots of team members ready to embark upon the 2014 #HOYTour. We picked up Sir Chris Hoy along the way, and headed to London and Brighton on day one, Liverpool on day two and […]

From Brighton to Edinburgh in three days, the 2014 #HOYTour has been a whistlestop run of the country. With seven rides, and two evening events, Sir Chris and the team have had the opportunity to meet hundreds of fans, HOY bike owners and all-round avid cyclists. Here are the highlights from a wonderful final day […]

***We’ve all heard “rain couldn’t dampen the spirits…” a million times. Journalists have sought far and wide, looking for alternatives to this much overused introduction. In this case, we believe the statement is so true, so worthy- so much sums up the HOYTour so far, that we’re simply going to use it anyway. Here we […]

Today at Evans Cycles we had the chance to soak up the excitement of 32 school children who had won the unique opportunity to go for a spin with Sir Chris Hoy in Richmond Park. We asked schools in Richmond to share with us, in the most creative way possible, stories of their first bikes – […]

On a balmy Tuesday evening, we had the pleasure of entertaining over 200 guests at Herne Hill velodrome who joined us and Sir Chris Hoy to celebrate the joy of summer riding.  Four lucky groups of competition winners had the chance to ride with Chris, and he spoke to riders as they circled the track […]

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