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…

FOX AW18 Q&A

As the UCI MTB world championships get underway in Switzerland here, at Evans Cycles were celebrating all things MTB in conjunction with FOX as they launch their AW18 clothing range. From rugged and waterproof shorts and pants, through super breathable jackets, to some great looking new helmet colourways the range is stunning. We recently sat down with FOX clothing merchandiser Robert Robinson to discuss the new range in full.…

What it’s like to be a RAAM mechanic

In his normal daily life, Toby Hockley runs the workshop in the Norwich branch of Evans Cycles and also helps to train new Evans mechanics and bike builders. However, earlier this summer, Toby took on a unique role: he acted as mechanic for a team from charity Cyclists Fighting Cancer, taking on the Race Across America or RAAM. Although the four-rider CFC team failed to complete the 3,100-mile coast-to-coast challenge, Toby’s experience as a vital member of the support crew was fascinating. We caught up with him and found out what it’s like to be involved in an event that has the potential to push both man and machine to breaking point.…

The Tour de France trip of a lifetime – courtesy of Bike Weekender

Back in June we gave one lucky reader the chance to win an unforgettable Watch and Ride Tour de France cycling holiday courtesy of Bike Weekender. Here our winner Patsy tells us all about her trip of a lifetime, getting to ride on some of the most beautiful routes in Europe, and getting to watch from within touching distance as the best riders in the world battled it out for the Yellow Jersey.…

Giro release new Aether road helmet with Spherical MIPS

Giro have been at the forefront of championing the use of MIPS, implementing it across most of their range. Now they’ve bettered themselves with the release of the new Aether road helmet with proprietary Spherical MIPS technology, improving comfort whilst retaining and improving functionality.…

Back to school – how to continue your summer cycling

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your cycling for the year. Of course the nights will draw in eventually, and the warmer weather will make way for, er, ‘fresher’ climes. But if you get the cycle commuting bug now, you may just want to invest in lights and a good cycling jacket in a couple of months’ time. So let’s look at why it’s really worth committing to cycling to work or school right now.…

HSBC UK Go-Ride holiday camps help kids get active this summer

HSBC UK Go-Ride, with the support of Evans Cycles and a fleet of HOY bikes, is helping kids get active across the country this summer with a range of holiday camps. This session recently had a couple of very special visitors...…