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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.…

Pinnacle Pyrolite – Leading the 650B road revolution

We’ve all grown used to the idea that 650B tyres can be a huge success on mountain bikes, but what about fitting them to road cycles? Forever searching to create more efficient and better riding bikes, Pinnacle has released the Pyrolite: a drop-bar bike that uses 47mm-wide 650B tyres rather than the skinny 700C tyres typically found on most road bikes. Matt Lamy spoke to James Olsen and Scott Decker of Pinnacle’s design team to hear about the surprising benefits that come with combining a smaller wheel size with a wider tyre.…

Pinnacle 2018 – Hybrids and E-Bikes

Pinnacle has always been unashamed about its commitment to utility bikes. While other brands might want to show off headline-grabbing technology that can sometimes be barely fit for purpose in real-world use, Pinnacle has always been about bikes that people really ride, and bikes that really do the job they’re intended for. Leading the charge in the practicality stakes is Pinnacle’s fantastic range of hybrids, all perfectly created for a variety of slightly different duties. And then there’s the ultimate in modern electric-assist utility bikes: the Pinnacle Lithium-Ion e-bike. …

Pinnacle 2018 – Road, Adventure Road and Mountain Bike

Pinnacle’s 10th anniversary year in 2017 wasn’t simply a chance to celebrate one of Britain’s most successful homegrown cycle manufacturers; it was also an opportunity to innovate with some limited edition special bikes. And as with all great brands, the innovations haven’t stopped just because the birthday party is over. So, for 2018, the Pinnacle range has been expanded with some all-new models across its road, adventure road, and mountain bike line-ups. Let’s take a look..…