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...…

Wahoo launch new products for 2018

Exciting new developments from Wahoo promise to enhance your indoor riding experience; a redevelopment of the classic KICKR, a new KICKR CORE and KICKR HEADWIND, a cycling specific fan to keep you cool however hard you pedal.…

The Italian Job – BMC 2019 Product Launch

Each year, the members of our buying team jet off somewhere nice and warm to see all the new bikes for next year. Invited by the brands, the idea is to sign off final orders and ride full production bikes.  This year though we thought 'wouldn't it be great to get a few store colleagues along?', not only to thank them for their hard work but to get their input on next years bikes as well as providing direct customer feedback to the brands themselves. Mike from our Canary Wharf store and Chris from our Milton Keynes store, get your passports at the ready, were off to Italy! Over to you Chris..…

Trek Powerfly — the ultimate e-MTB range?

With models suitable for everybody from mud-plugging weekend warriors to ultra-experienced downhill lunatics, Trek’s new Powerfly range is one of the most advanced and complete electric mountain bike line-ups from a big-name brand. We spoke to Trek’s mountain bike brand manager, Travis Ott, to discover more about Powerfly technology and find out why these e-MTBs are so exciting.…

Five narrowest Tour de France victories

After weeks of intensive cycling through France; along the longest flattest drags; up the biggest, steepest mountains; in the bunch, as part of a team and alone, you would think an obvious strongest rider would stake a definite claim to the yellow jersey. Yet, since 1964, there have been eight occasions where the eventual Tour de France winner has seized victory by less than a minute. With only days until the 2016 reaches its conclusion, and everything still to play for, cycling journalist Matt Lamy recalls the closest Tour de France finishes of all time.…

What have the French ever done for us?

France isn’t just the home of the Tour de France — as our nearest neighbours across the Channel it’s also been Britain’s gateway to Continental cycling culture. So, with Brexit at the very back of our minds, cycling journalist Matt Lamy focuses on the elements of French influence that unite us rather than divide us.…

Trailblazer Sean Conway sets latest world mark

Talented adventurer Sean Conway has achieved a long-held ambition to set what could become an unbreakable world record. His unsupported 3,980-mile ride across Europe in 24 days, 18 hours and 39 minutes beat the existing world best by nine hours.…

Couple set new record for distance cycled on Santander bikes

Two determined cyclists have set a new mark for distance cycled on Santander bikes. Londoners George and Bea Neville rode 955 gruelling miles from John O’Groats to Land’s End over 16.5 days, each propelling more than 30 kg of bike and luggage.…

5 Tour de France Cols you can bag in the Annecy-Aravis mountain region

Dreaming of cycling in the French Alps? Here are five lesser known cols to conquer with road cycling short break experts Bike Weekender.…

Behind the brand: Osprey

Anchored by the design genius of company founder and head designer Mike Pfotenhauer, and with over 40 years of Independent Innovation, Osprey has long set the standard for comfortably and efficiently carrying your gear.…