Evans Cycles has announced its latest store opening in Preston, Lancashire, appearing as a concession as part of the new Sports Direct store.
The retailer said it hopes to support the needs of the growing number of cyclists in and around Preston, and promote cycling generally as an active form of transport.
The new store will cover 1,509 square feet and stock bikes across multiple disciplines, including road, MTB, hybrid, electric and kids bikes, clothing and accessories. It will also have a workshop with staff on hand to help.
Michael Briggs, lead area manager at Evans Cycles, said: “Buying a bike is always exciting, whether you’re a weekend rider or looking for something to commute to the office on. It can be a daunting prospect with so many options and variations available.
“That’s why we remain committed to expanding the bricks and mortar side of our business – a great selection of bikes, clothing and accessories along with passionate, knowledgeable staff who can advise and lend a hand whenever required.
“We look forward to welcoming the Preston cycling community, instore – and helping more people to enjoy the ride.”
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Founded in 1921, Evans Cycles has over 1,000 employees, 250 fully qualified mechanics, over 70 stores and a large e-commerce website.
Back in June, the retailer opened a new store in Leeds, and one in Stafford. Evans Cycles were previously based in Leeds Station but has relocated to a new larger store on Infirmary Street, while the store opening in Stafford is the first branch within the town.
The opening times for the new Evans Cycles Preston store are:
Monday to Saturday: 9am to 6pm
Sunday: 10.30am to 4.30pm
Bank Holidays: Opening hours may vary
The new Preston store can be found at:
Unit A, Deepdale Shopping Park, Preston, PR1 6QY