The Mega Roundup - Evans Takeover and Winter Kit

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No one likes being cold on a ride and if Sunday was anything to go by, we'd forgotten just how chilly things can get!

Thankfully, we've got loads of great winter kit deals to warm you up.

Evans Cycles Takeover

This week Evans have bikes, lights, cleaning kits and more!

Their takeovers are always packed with brilliant deals, but that's not the only reason that we love shopping at Evans Cycles. They have over 60 stores Nationwide that offer free click&collect. What's more, you can trade in your old bike and Evans will give you money off your new one. On top of that, Evans offer the ride to work scheme which could save you up to 42% off your new bike. That's why they're one of our favourite bike shops!

Cube Attain GTC Pro 2018 Road Bike

Cube Attain GTC Pro 2018 Road Bike
£1249.00
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Cube's Attain GTC is a bike that is known for being perfect for soaking up the miles with ease.

The relaxed geometry makes the bike stable, comfortable but also fast. Pair that with the 11-speed 105 groupset and you've got a brilliant bike.

The Mavic Aksium hoops are light and spin up quickly, making this a good climber too.

BMC Roadmachine 02 Three 2018 Road Bike

BMC Roadmachine 02 Three 2018 Road Bike
£1950.00
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BMC's Roadmachine is a bike that would be perfect for fast rides on the roads around us.

The disc brakes are not only better for poor weather, but they also allow the frame to be built with more compliance and room for wide 28mm tyres. The data suggests that this is faster and more aerodynamic.

The 11-speed 105 groupset gives you a great balance of performance and low cost.

Kask Protone Helmet

Kask Protone Road Helmet
£139.99
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We see a load of these helmets at races, the Protone offers riders a bit of an aero gain without the sweaty head of a full aero lid.

The helmet features large frontal vents that channel air over the head and out of large exhaust vents.

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The back section of the helmet has a closed off section to aid smooth air flow. Internally, the padding is made from a Coolmax material and it doesn't hold as much sweat as previous Kask helmets.

The chin strap is made from a leathery material that is really easy to clean for better hygiene.

Shimano 105 5800 SPD SL Road Pedals

Shimano 105 5800 Pedals
£60.49
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Thought carbon pedals were just for the pros? Think again. These 105 pedals are probably the best value for money pedals we've ever seen. 

The bearings are smooth and reliable, the tension is adjustable and we've always loved the cleats.

There is only a slight weight penalty over Ultegra or Dura Ace and you're getting the same stable base that gives both efficiency and comfort.

Altura Sonic 25 Waterproof Single Pannier

Altura Sonic 25 Waterproof Single Pannier
£35.99
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Altura's Sonic 25 panniers are, as the name suggests, completely waterproof.

Combine that with the brilliant price and you've got a commuter essential. The pannier is easy to attach and remove, making it super easy to take anywhere.

The roll top closure is quick to operate in the rain and the 10kg weight limit is fine for our MacBook and work clothes.

Northwave Sonic 2 Plus Road Shoe

Northwave Sonic 2 Plus Road Shoe
£72.00
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If you're looking for a shiny new pair of shoes after a summer of discomfort then we'd highly recommend Northwave.

Their shoes, like the Sonic 2 Plus, are designed for normal feet, so you get more room in the toe box, which is brilliant for long rides.

The single SLW2 dial is easy to use and provides an even spread of retention pressure. The carbon sole isn't harsh and gets five vents to help prevent hot spots.

Castelli Women's Perfetto Softshell Jacket

Castelli Women's Perfetto Softshell Jacket
£104.99
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The Perfetto is, well, perfect for the weather that we're getting right now. 

The lightweight material gives you enough protection against cool temperatures and it'll see off the odd shower too. The high levels of breathability make this an excellent jacket for layering.

The Women's specific cut gives you a better fit with slightly narrower shoulders allowing for better aerodynamics.

Castelli Superleggera Vest

Castelli Superleggera Vest
£47.99
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A good gilet can be used all year against chilly early morning starts, high mountain descents and the biting winter wind.

The Superleggera is Castelli's lightweight gilet, designed to stop the wind from hitting your chest.

We find that makes it perfect for rolling up and popping in a pocket for when you need it most.

Cycleops Classic Virtual Turbo Trainer

Cycleops Classic Virtual Turbo Trainer
£449.99
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This smart turbo trainer is brilliantly simple, allowing you to get into power training and virtual riding without any fuss.

The unit will control your power output, so you can do specific zonal training, maximising your time on the bike.

The alloy roller is pretty quiet and the whole thing folds away for easy storage.

Exposure Flash/Flare Light Set -110/75 Lumen

Exposure Flash/Flare Light Set
£56.99
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Exposure are known for making high-quality lights that last really well.

This, their Flash/Flare set, is perfect as a set of commuter blinkers for lit and partially lit urban commuting.

The lights are simple to mount and remove. They also charge in just 2 hours, making it easy to do at work.

You can save an extra 10% using code BRIGHT10

Muc-Off Ultimate Bicycle Kit

Muc-Off Ultimate Bike Cleaning Kit
£39.90
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As you probably know, we're big fans of keeping our bikes clean. It's the simplest way to save money on components.

This kit contains everything you need to not only get the bike clean, but get it looking factory fresh!

The highlight for us is that eveything you need is sored tidily in a handy carry case. This kit is also part of Evans' 3for2 on Muc-Off products.

 

19% off this Merlin ROC Disc Ultegra

This would make a brilliant commuter or winter bike.

This versatile bike looks perfect for rough roads with huge clearances for mudguards.

Merlin ROC Disc Ultegra
£1299.00
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This ROC Disc is a bike that you can use in many different ways. The frame gives you clearance for 30mm tyres with full mudguards or 35mm gravel tyres with no guards.

Huge 35% off this JetBlack Whisper Smart Turbo

We'd have this as a super-capable winter bike. The bike comes supplied with Schwalbe Durano 28mm tyres on Mavic's XM319 Disc rims. That gives the tyre a super wide profile, offering more grip and a smoother ride.

24% off this Park Tool MT40 Multi-Tool

The full Shimano Ultegra R8020 groupset gives you light mechanical shifting with smooth, powerful and predictable hydraulic disc brakes.

Half Price Castelli Pioggia 3 Overshoes

Our first purchases would be some SKS Chromoplastic mudguards, a Lezyne Zecto Drive 80 rear light and a Hope Vision R2i LED Front Light. That would allow you to ride through the winter with no issues when it gets dark!

2019 Cannondale CAADX 105 Disc

Save by trading in an old bike!

Cannondale's CAADX is one of our favourite ever bikes.

Cannondale CAADX 105 Disc 2019
£1300.00
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The handling is that perfect balance of speed and stability while the new 105 disc groupset is spot on for CX racing.

Our first serious CX race bike was a CAADX and we loved it so much, another was purchased!

The frame is made from what Cannondale do best, lightweight aluminium.

You get a great position for tackling technical courses but it's the groupset that we're really pleased to see.

Lowest Ever Prices on the Castelli Perfetto

The Perfetto is the follow-on from the Gabba. Castelli gave it the same close fit for fast riding and racing and also kept the excellent windproofing that makes these jerseys so warm. The material is a light lighter, helping with breathability.

Half Price Castelli Pioggia 3 Overshoes

This is a great chance to get yourself prepared for the real change in weather.

There are really nice finishing details on this jersey, like the storm flap to protect against wheel spray and the waist gripper that keeps the jersey in place.

The material is completely windproof, but also really thin, giving this jersey a weight of only 386g in a size large.

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Castelli Estremo Winter Gloves

These winter gloves are perfect for the cold rides.

It doesn't matter if you're a roadie, commuter, mountain biker or hobby cyclist, cold hands affect us all!

These fabulous winter gloves from Castelli are designed for the coldest of rides.

You get a windproof Windstopper X-Fast fabric covering that eliminates any chill from the wind. This fabric extends up the tall wrist offering great coverage with a jacket.

The palm is covered in silicone to give you as much grip as possible in the wet. 

Inside, the gloves are fleece-lined which is beautifully comfortable but also insulating.

 

Save on this Castelli Alpha ROS Soft Shell Jersey

With near year-round usability, this jersey/jacket is a great investment.

Back in the good old days, there were heavy winter jackets and light summer wear. Now though, the lines have been blurred slightly and you'll probably find yourself using a jersey like this throughout most of the year.

 

The reason that this jacket was given top marks by Mat Brett in his review for road.cc is its ability to keep you comfortable across a range of temperatures.

The outer layer is completely windproof, blocking all the wind thanks to the Windstopper 150 fabric. It's not waterproof, but the surface is treated with a coating that makes light rain bead off. 

2019 Cannondale CAADX 105 Disc

The inner layer is a fleecy fabric which Mat said adds a lot of warmth, allowing him to be comfortable from 0°C-12°C.

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Mat found the separate layer design to be very useful when climbing as you can unzip the outer layer, but still, keep the inner thermal layer zipped up.

26% off Speedplay Zero Stainless Steel Pedals

Even in the summer, the UK can easily see cooler weather, making this usable for a massive chunk of our cycling season.

The jacket works really well with Castelli's Scudo gloves!

 

Lezyne Zecto Drive Max 250 Rear Light

Even during the day, we're using one just as a precaution as the visibility can be pretty poor in this cloudy weather.

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Lezyne's Zecto Drive Max 250 is a rear light that kicks out 250 lumens in its DayFlash mode.

It will run in this mode for 9 hours, so we find it perfect for a week of riding that includes both commuting and general riding.

The light is operated via a single button. It's easy to operate in thick gloves and the memory feature lets you leave it on your preferred setting.

Like all Lezyne lights, it's very easy to attach to the bike and you can also hook this onto a rucksack.

The matching front light is also heavily discounted!

 

Amazing 30% off the Brand New Shimano 105 Groupset!

This is the first time that we've seen a UK retailer discounting the sensibly priced groupset.

Shimano's 105 groupset has, until now, played second fiddle to the more expensive Ultegra and Dura-Ace.

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Now, we'd be more than happy to use 105 on our winter, CX and even road race bikes, such is the performance given by this new R7000.

The aesthetics are remarkably close to both the Ultegra and Dura-Ace systems, but here you've got parts that can be replaced without breaking the bank.

Get this Shimano Ultegra R8000 Chainset at 42% off

There is a whole range of options available in Merlin's groupset builder, with crank length, cassette and rear mech length options all customisable.

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At this time of year, we're looking at our winter bike and thinking of ways to make it better. This would be the perfect upgrade.

You can also get the hydraulic disc groupset!

 

Huge 50% off Ultegra R8050 Di2 Groupset

Ultegra Di2 is probably the best performance/weight/price combination for anyone that's not a pro.

Save a whopping 47% on this ProBikeKit Bike Box

Dura Ace might be slightly lighter, but with the physical performance of Di2, it's seriously difficult to tell the difference between Ultegra and Dura Ace electronic shifting.

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Currently, ProBikeKit are the cheapest for the full groupset at just £1,049.99. But you can also get the mechs and shifters only for less.

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Aesthetically, the gap has also been narrowed, with both systems been given a gunmetal grey finish. 

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All PBK Di2 groupsets come complete with wiring suitable for a large frame, stem mount junction box A and internal junction box B, seatpost battery and charger. That makes this a brilliant deal!

There is also the option to pick what chainset you'd prefer, with crank length and chainring sizes customisable. The new rear mech is no longer restricted to a 28T, so you can use an 11-30T cassette for that extra climbing gear.

Pair with these Ultegra R8000 pedals.

 

Over 20% off Karcher K2 Compact Pressure Washer 

There used to be a fear of pressure washing your bike. People thought that it would spell the end of every bearing and linkage on your bike.

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But we've been using Karcher pressure washers for years and we're yet to have an issue.

Now that it's Cyclocross season, we're constantly washing very muddy bikes.

These make the initial clearing of the heavy mud a breeze. In fact, it makes the hardest bit of bike cleaning one of the fastest.

The K2 Compact is the cheapest in the Karcher range, but it does everything that we need. The 360 l/hr flow rate and 110bar pressure make shifting mud easy.

Muc-Off's Ultimate Valet Kit will do the rest!

 

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