RIDE IT North Downs 2018

For the fourth year running, we've teamed up with the National Trust to provide an incredible venue for a weekend of cycling. Saturday MTB Ride - Leaving directly from the grounds of Polesden Lacey house you are straight on to the trails and into the North Downs. There are some steep climbs, like the lungbuster up to Leith Hill, but the views and fantastic descents in the area are worth it! This is a typical-Surrey ride, full of far-reaching views and well maintained trails. Polesden has a great family atmosphere and a host of things to do for all ages, so if you fancy bringing family or friends, rest assured they won't be bored whilst you're on the trails. …

Prudential RideLondon Training Ride Sportive Entrant Information

On Sunday 20th May the Evans Cycles RIDE IT team will be hosting a 50 mile Prudential Ride London Training Ride Sportive from our Head Office near Gatwick. It will be the perfect way to help with your training for this summer’s Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100, meet other riders taking part in the event and get a chance to have a practice run up Leith Hill, the toughest climb you’ll face on the Prudential Ride London route.…

Perfect sportive kits for all types of rider

Part of the fun in being a specialist retailer is helping our customers to pick the right kit for their circumstances. And there are no more important specific moments when kit choice is crucial than challenge rides or sportives. So we’ve used all our experience to pull together three perfect sportive packages for both male and female riders — from sportive newbies, to regular sportivistes, to time-chasing experts.…

RIDE IT Hatfield Sportive 2018

On Sunday 13th May we’re heading back to Hatfield for what has become one of the longest running events on the RIDE IT calendar, the original RIDE IT Hatfield Sportive. Based just south of Hatfield, the route takes in some quiet lanes and typical English countryside that often surprises riders given our proximity to London.…

RIDE IT Hatfield MTB Ride 2018

On Saturday 12th May we're heading back to Hatfield for what has become one of the longest running events on the RIDE IT calendar. Based just south of Hatfield, we're in a great place to begin a fast-paced day of off-road cycling. The route speaks for itself as we head through the award winning Lee Valley Regional Park, following the River Lea along some great trails full of ups and downs. This ride is full of tree lined trails and classic English vistas, all of which you might not expect to find so close to the capital, making it an early summer treat not to be missed.…

A Guide to the King of the Downs Climbs

With only 2 months to go until our epic King of the Downs sportive, it’s time to start making sure you’re prepared for the challenge ahead. The ride is a true test of cycling endurance with a 115 mile route taking you through the Surrey hills, North Downs, Ashdown Forest and Kent ticking off 10 killer climbs along the way.…

RIDE IT Reading 2018

Based from the village of Whitchurch Hill, we're back for another day of fantastic off-road cycling around the Berkshire countryside. Our event centre is ideally situated just a few minutes from Reading and the route has been carefully crafted with a host of expert local knowledge; you’ll be taken along the banks of the river Thames, followed by some great woodland riding and a 2 mile section of singletrack. There’s some climbing to be done but the rewarding descents make all the efforts worthwhile…

Join us at our Prudential Ride London Training Ride Sportive

On Sunday 20th May the Evans Cycles RIDE IT team will be hosting a 50 mile Prudential Ride London Training Ride Sportive from our Head Office near Gatwick. It will be the perfect way to help with your training for this summer’s Prudential Ride London 100, meet other riders taking part in the event and get a chance to have a practice run up Leith Hill, the toughest climb you’ll face on the Ride London route.…

RIDE IT Medway Sportive 2018

We've teamed up with Medway Council to host our RIDE IT Medway Sportive as part of the Medway Cycling Festival. On Saturday 16th June we'll be hosting a choice of 3 distances ranging from the 31 mile short route right up to the more challenging 80 mile long route that takes riders south into the Kent countryside.…

RIDE IT Milton Keynes Sportive 2018

This is our 9th visit to an established ride that offers something for everyone and has proven extremely popular in previous years. Starting from the outskirts of Milton Keynes, we soon leave the modern buildings and roundabouts behind for a spring road-fest. The routes are on the flatter end of the RIDE IT spectrum, with lots of long straights for you to pick up a good pace. There is one notable climb - Albury Hill, so it should all be plain sailing once conquered!…