LEEDS 100 Challenge Ride Route Guide

The Leeds 100 is one of 4 challenge events we’ll be hosting across the country in 2019 designed for riders who are looking to challenge themselves on a longer route distance than our regular RIDE IT events. To give you an idea of what challenges face entrants here’s our guide to the route and some of the key climbs. Riders completing the full route distance will have ticked off close to 9,000 feet of ascent so although we've only highlighted a few of the climbs the rest of the route certainly isn't flat with a parcours that is best described as lumpy!…

RIDE IT North Downs 2019

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. …

RIDE IT Windsor Sportive 2019

After a sell out in the last 3 years we’re returning to Windsor racecourse again on Saturday 27th April for our RIDE IT Windsor Sportive with a choice of 4 sportive rides. The routes head out through Windsor and Dorney and on towards Cookham where the short riders split and start heading back for home. Riders on the medium and long routes head on through Marlow, with the long riders doing an additional loop out into the Chilterns and some hillier terrain before heading through Henley and onto faster more rolling roads to bring you back to the finish.…

RIDE IT Scotland Callander 2019

Set in the heart of the Trossachs, this ride is breath-taking from start to finish. An abundance of fine Scottish scenery makes this a beautiful route passing numerous Lochs and taking in some great climbs along the way. The last challenge will be the classic Dukes Pass from the Aberfoyle side, the harder way, which will reward you with some spectacular views over to Ben Venue and Ben Ledi. You can then enjoy a great descent and blast along the shores of Loch Venachar to finish your ride.…

Prudential RideLondon Training Ride Wimbledon

Join us at our Wimbledon Store on Sunday 28th April for our fourth Prudential RideLondon training ride. As part of Evans Cycles partnership with Prudential RideLondon this year we’re hosting a series of training rides from March to May to help you build up your fitness and prepare for participating in RideLondon. The events are designed to help build up your mileage and get time on the bike whilst some will also give you the chance to ride roads and climbs that will feature in the Prudential Ride London course.…

RIDE IT Reading 2019

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…

RIDE IT South Wales Sportive 2019

For 2019 our RIDE IT South Wales Sportive moves to a new spring date taking place on Sunday 31st March. We’ll be heading to the Parc Bryn Back country park in Tredegarwith a choice of road sportive rides which will see riders take on some challenging terrain in the Brecon Beacons National Park including Gospel Pass for those riders on the long route.…

RIDE IT South Wales MTB 2019

We’re heading to the Parc Bryn Back country park near Tredegar for our RIDE IT South Wales MTB Ride but this year we have a new spring date and a new 75km endurance route option for those looking for more of a challenge. The event takes place on Saturday 30th March and there will be a choice of mountain bike rides which will see riders climb towards Trefil before heading past the stunning Talybont Reservoir, over the Gap Road and a host of exhilarating forest trails. The new endurance route option includes a loop that takes in the Gap Road over to Talybont-on-Usk passing some of the best views the Brecon Beacons has to offer.…

RIDE IT Mendips Sportive 2019

Our RIDE IT Mendip Sportive takes place on Sunday 24th March starting from the city of Wells which as well as laying claim to being one of the smallest city in England and having an impressive Cathedral also doubled as Sandford, the fictional village in the Hot Fuzz film. Being based locally I've tried to include lots of my favourite roads including the fast flat roads of the Somerset Levels, out to the coast at Sand Bay, the views from the top of Canada Coombe, the fun descent down Burrington Coombe and of course the climb up Cheddar Gorge. …

Prudential RideLondon Training Ride Kingston

Join us at our Kingston-upon-Thames Store on Sunday 7th April for our third Prudential RideLondon training ride. As part of Evans Cycles partnership with Prudential Ride London this year we’re hosting a series of training rides from March to May to help you build up your fitness and prepare for participating in Ride London. The events are designed to help build up your mileage and get time on the bike whilst some will also give you the chance to ride roads and climbs that will feature in the Prudential Ride London course.…