8 sale buys perfect for cycling enthusiasts and novices

Maisie Bovingdon
Shopping writer
Shop Evans Cycles bestselling bicycles and cycling gear ahead of your next bike ride. (Getty Images)

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As soon as summer arrives, people across the globe are chomping at the bit to get outdoors.

With new government guidelines stipulating UK citizens can enjoy unlimited amount of exercise while in lockdown - as long as social distancing measures are still practiced - we are looking at new ways to work out.

Some may have been turning to yoga, or running, others may have turned their garden, or spare room, into a home gym in recent weeks.

However, others may be looking to shake up their fitness regime by cycling.

Not only is cycling a great form of cardio, it is also a popular mode of transport, especially for those who want to avoid trains and buses on their commute to work.

Whether you are a beginner or more experienced cyclist there are a vast array of bikes to help you on your way.

For those who have their bike ready to go, may be in need of safety equipment, comfortable cycling gear to avoid getting saddle sore, or other essential props.

Evans Cycles is a trusted shopping destination among cyclists, as they stock everything from electric bikes to road and mountain bikes, helmets, as well as reflective jackets for night rides.

Plus, the cycle retailer has a sale on selected items, which is music to our ears.

If you are looking to buy your first bike, upgrade your two wheeler, or buy suitable clothing, we have compiled the most popular buys from Evans Cycles to shop.

Shop Evans bestselling cycling equipment

Endura Hummvee Short II | £56.99 (Was £59.99)

Endura Hummvee Short II

The Endura Hummvee Shorts are the perfect purchase for those wanting hypermobility when cycling, and this versatile design achieves exactly that.

It is made from a durable nylon mini-ripstop fabric that is water resistant, mesh inserts, as well as thigh vents and a detachable liner for ultimate comfort.

Plus it has an elasticated waist band around the rear, as well as an adjustable belt to ensure the waistband does not dig in and cause any discomfort during your ride, which is why it has been hailed “an excellent piece of kit” by one customer.

3T Strada Due Team Force Etap 2019 Road Bike | £4,750 (Was £5,990)

3T Strada Due Team Force Etap 2019 Road Bike

The 3T Strada Due Team Force Etap road bike is a sturdy model, as it is constructed from strong but lightweight carbon, which has also been engineered to absorb any shock or vibrations on your ride.

The SRAM ForceDisc Brakes provide a powerful and controlled stopping power, while the Pirelli P-Zero Velo Tyres allow for a smooth roll on the tarmac.

Abus Chain Steel-O-Chain 4804k 75cm Keyed | £11.99 (Was £19.99)

Abus Chain Steel-O-Chain 4804k 75cm Keyed

One essential item cyclists rely on is a secure chain and key to ensure ultimate safety.

This steel design boasts a 4mm thick square chain, which has a textile sleeve layered over the top to protect the prop and paintwork on the bike.

Castelli Entrata Mitt | £21 (Was £30)

Castelli Entrata Mitt

Cyclists will often find their hands are left feeling red and sore after gripping onto the handlebars on their bike ride, which is why a pair of mitts is another must have.

This design boasts a synthetic palm with foam padding, as well as microsuede nose wipe on the thumb, and moisture wicking fabric to ensure your hands stay dry as the sweat is brought away from the body.

Customers can’t get enough of the accessory, as one review read: “I've struggled to find a new pair of mitts that are good quality and comfortable. I find the padding on many excessive and uncomfortable - these are perfect though. They're fairly minimalist but feel well made and have been good for the few long rides I've used them.”

Altura Women's Night Vision Twilight Jacket | £39 (Was £79.99)

Altura Women's Night Vision Twilight Jacket

For those cycling in the early hours of the morning or late at night will require reflective clothing for extra safety.

This design is not only practical but also aesthetically pleasing. It is made from a two-layer fabric, which is breathable and waterproof.

The jacket features a fleece lined collar, as well as numerous zip pockets, plus it is on sale - what’s not to love?

Specialized Hotrock 24 2020 Kids Mountain Bike | £330 (Was £365)

Specialized Hotrock 24 2020 Kids Mountain Bike

For those looking to help their children make the transition into using a more adult bike, this model is an ideal option.  

It is made from a premium aluminium frame, which is lightweight but durable to withstand knocks or more difficult terrain.

This model also has an adjustable seat, as well as eight gears to make cycling on the road, cross country, uphill and downhill that bit easier.

Kask Mojito X Road Helmet | £95 (Was £119)

Kask Mojito X Road Helmet

A helmet is a vital piece of equipment needed when cycling, as it protects the head and skill from any potential injuries.

This design has a two part external polycarbonate shell, an in-moulding system to shape your head, as well as en eco-leather chinstrap to ensure the helmet fits perfectly and comfortably without any skin irritation.

Plus, the internal padding is treated with antibacterial and antimicrobial sanitiser.

FWE Women's BKB Lite 3/4 Waist Tight | £19 (Was £39.99)

FWE Women's BKB Lite 3/4 Waist Tight

The Women’s 3/4 Waist Tights are made from durable fabric, which is a combination of polyester, polyamide and elastane.

This design also features multi-panel flatlock detail on the seam, but it also has reflective detailing on the legs for the wearer’s safety.

Plus it comes in a variety of sizes from extra small to extra extra large.