What's New

Oakley adds to 2018 range with Flight Jacket and Field Jacket

When it comes to the twin goals of cycling eyewear — style and safety — no brand has a prouder history than Oakley. For 2018 the American innovator has launched two new models — the Flight Jacket and the Field Jacket — which take cycling eyewear performance to an entirely new level.…

First look: Endura’s official Prudential RideLondon 2018 cycle clothing

The Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100 incorporates a huge range of iconic British landmarks. There’s the start by the 2012 Olympic Park, the sights of central London, the views of the Thames, visits to Hampton Court, Box Hill, Wimbledon and then, of course, the big finish on the Mall. This year, riders taking part in the Surrey 100 or any other RideLondon event — or even riders who aren’t taking part at all but simply love the kit — have the opportunity to wear official event clothing created by another British icon: Endura. We look at the recently released 2018 RideLondon cycle garments and take a sneaky peak behind the scenes at the Endura to see how these products have come to be.…

Pinnacle Kapur – the ultimate value mountain bike?

Last year’s release of Pinnacle’s Laterite road bike — a model that features all the ability of higher-end bikes but at a vastly reduced price — was an important step in the brand’s quest to give even more riders a top-level cycling experience. Now the design team at Pinnacle has moved its attention to the off-road world with the creation of the Kapur: a mountain bike that features all the qualities of Pinnacle’s award-winning Iroko, but at a fraction of the cost. Coffee Stop’s Matt Lamy spoke to Pinnacle brand manager Scott Decker to find out more.…

Specialized Stumpjumper – The Ultimate Trail Bike

An icon of mountain biking relaunches its platform for 2019 with a lighter, yet stiffer frame design, adjustable geometry and more. Here’s all you need to know.…

Behind the scenes: how HOY’s kids’ bikes have been made even better

Mirroring Sir Chris Hoy’s personal life — which has changed focus somewhat in recent years with the arrival of son Callum and daughter Chloe — the HOY bike range that bears his name has changed emphasis for 2018 and now centres purely on young riders. We spoke to HOY designer and product manager Scott Decker who, together with Sir Chris, led the refresh process with the aim of producing some of the best — and lightest — children’s bikes on the market.…

Freedom, simplicity, fun – the latest HOY kids’ bike range launches

For 2018, the HOY kids’ bike range has been thoroughly refreshed with lighter frames, scaled-down brake levers, easy-shift gears and even added details such as internally-routed cables. We take a look at the developments and new additions to the HOY kids' collection.…

What’s New: FWE cycling shoes

Taking quite literally a step in a new direction — and heading towards an even more comprehensive product range — Evans Cycles’ in-house brand, FWE has recently released some very exciting cycling footwear. The four Beacon road shoes (two for men and two for women), and the four Pitch mountain biking-come-commuting-come-leisure-riding shoes (again two for men and two for women) are all designed to work with clipless pedal systems and offer a perfect way to enhance a rider’s cycling experience. As we’ve come to expect from FWE, they also offer fantastic function allied with great value, too. So let’s look at these breakthrough shoes.…

Spring Summer Clothing: Kalf SS18 has landed

Nothing says summer quite as well as hues of burnt orange and bright blue. If Kalf’s new vibrant spring/summer 2018 collection doesn’t make you want to get out on your bike, and update your cycling wardrobe, then we don’t know what will.  Here’s a first look at the brand’s offering - only at Evans Cycles.…

#AlwaysEvolve with Gore®Wear’s new range of Shakedry jackets

Scott Cornish has been testing the new Gore®Wear Gore-Tex® Shakedry™ Jackets high up in the French Alps this winter. Take a look at his thoughts and everything you need to know about the Gore®Wear re-brand for 2018.…

Introducing Restrap

Introducing Restrap. A British, family-run business specialising in the highest quality hand-made outdoor accessories that Evans Cycles are now stocking for 2018. Exclusive to Coffee Stop, we take a look into their background, development and some of their key products.…