Tour Down Under – It’s time for the season to start

It's dark and cold outside, and most of us are still gamely dragging ourselves through our New Year's resolutions. On the other side of the world in the warmth and light of the Australian sun, the UCI World Tour teams are preparing to throw themselves into the season. We take a look at The Tour Down Under and what we can expect to see this January. …

The future of folding bikes is here – The Brompton Electric

If you were to ask a Brompton owner which three characteristics most distinguish their bike, it’s likely they would highlight its incredibly practicality; the almost beautiful innovation throughout its design; and its unsurpassable ride experience. So when it came to creating an electric version of this folding icon, Brompton knew exactly what areas it needed to perfect. We look at the Brompton Electric and see why it fits perfectly into the Brompton family.…

Introducing the Pinnacle Monzonite – Q&A with Matt Ischt-Barnard

Pinnacle might be best known for producing super practical hybrids, great aluminium road bikes, and some fun mud-plugging mtbs. But with the advent of the Monzonite — a British designed, retro-inspired, steel-framed, low-cost but highly-practical singlespeed road bike — Pinnacle has shown it can do a whole lot more, too. We speak to the man behind the Monzonite, Pinnacle’s Matt Ischt-Barnard about how this exciting new addition to the range came to be.…

Gym v bike: a one-sided battle?

We look at six fun reasons why cycle commuting is better for your health, cheaper, more interesting, more fun and more practical than going to the gym.…

New Year’s Resolutions: Ride 2019 miles (or more) in 2019

Once the presents have been opened and the mince pies have been eaten, the telly schedule is starting to get a little threadbare and a return to work is on the horizon, there is still once last big event of the holiday season to observe: New Year’s Eve and the making of resolutions. We think we’ve come up with a more interesting and fun way to make sure 2019 is your best year of cycling ever.…

Kalf launch new winter range

The onset of Winter might mean colder and darker days, but that shouldn’t stop us enjoying riding our bikes as long as we have the right kit to combat the elements. Kalf’s new autumn/winter 2018 range is highly functional, protecting you from the cold and damp. It takes its colour inspiration from the best of autumn – bright golds and deep reds that will make sure you not only feel great on the bike, you’ll also turn some admiring heads whilst you’re out. We look at the new range available to buy exclusively at Evans Cycles.…

Banish the winter blues with Evans Cycles Black Friday

All those other retailers may have their Black Friday deals but can they match the variety of savings as Evans Cycles’s ‘Black Friday’ bonanza? Here, we look at the history of Black Friday - both the good and the painful - and highlight some of the deals coming your way courtesy of Evans Cycles. …

Great gifts for cyclists

Struggling to think of something for your favourite road rider? We've put together some fantastic Christmas gift ideas for roadies, from popular products like a Garmin cycle computer or a Tacx turbo-trainer to simply enjoying some cycling time and culture together.…

Exclusive Interview: Jenny Graham — round-the-world record holder!

Back in March we spoke to 37-year-old Jenny Graham about her plan to set a new women’s record for cycling round the world. Now, seven months later, she’s done it. Inverness-based Jenny cycled 18,000 across four continents in 124 days, smashing the previous record by 20 days. Having just arrived home, Coffee Stop chatted to Jenny about her ride of a lifetime.…

Interview – World Triathlon Champion Emma Dixon

Despite studying full-time for a degree in Veterinary Medicine and having two years’ worth of experience in triathlon, last year Brighton-based athlete Emma Dixon claimed first place in the 20-24 Female AG Sprint category at the World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam. We spoke to Emma about triathlon and cycling ahead of a special talk she will giving at a women’s evening being held at our Evans Cycles Brighton store on November 8th…