Thomas's Cycle Revolution have been selling and servicing bicycles since 1981. We now have four stores in the region, including the Specialized Concept Store in Chelmsford, Cycle Revolution (for our more comprehensive service offerings) in Ipswich and Colchester and our high end store, Cycle Evolution also in Colchester.

As a family store we are proud of our reputation, and are proud to be the area's first choice when it comes to quality cycling products. We have the experience, brands and the enthusiasm to offer all of our customers excellent service and value.

In addition to stocking all the best bike brands, including Giant, Liv, Specialized, Trek, Cube, Focus, Cervelo, Whyte and HaiBike, we also offer a full workshop, Body Geometry Bike Fit, custom build, and a regular calendar of free rides in the area.

Our workshop technicians are Cytech qualified and equipped to service any make and model of cycle, using only quality replacement components. We are able to fully customise your new cycle to suit your requirements, build custom wheels and bikes to order and tune all hydraulic brakes and suspension systems in house.

Cycle Revolution is very much at the heart of the cycling community in East Anglia. We support many of the areas cycling clubs, charities, racing events and sponsor Velo Club Revolution which is well worth joining for new and experienced riders.

Visit us in store, buy online or use our free Click & Collect service – we look forward to seeing you.


1 Peartree Business CentreColchester Essex CO3 0JN

Latest News & Updates at Cycle Revolution

Purchasing Online vs. In-Store

George Shipman | 04/01/2018 11:45:38

Everyone wants to have the simplest shopping experience, but also have the best price. This article explains the differences between buying online and in any of our stores. - - Price points: We try our hardest to keep product price uniform on the Website and in-store when Brands discount their products. We do not.... More

2018–The best bikes

George Shipman | 30/12/2017 17:44:32

We have had time to look through the whole 2018 bike range from Trek, Giant, Specialized and Cube and have come up with our top picks for this season – Recommended by Riders: - Trek Roscoe 9 - 650B Plus – 1 X 11 Drivetrain – Trek’s Super Robust Aluminum – Rockshox.... More

The Colchester Stores are Changing

George Shipman | 18/12/2017 14:42:29

We want to give our customers a more definitive and easily accessible way to shop within our Colchester Stores - - Cycle Revolution and Cycle Evolution are now going to be housing specific categories of bicycles and accessories: - Cycle Evolution – Unit 27 – Will become our ‘Drop Handle bar’ Store, featuring.... More

Christmas Opening Hours

George Shipman | 03/11/2017 17:26:25

Its That Time of year again. Here is our opening times, so you know when you can come and see us! - - 23rd December – Open as Normal 24th December – Closed 25th December – Closed because no one is that dedicated! 26th December –.... More

How to Prepare your bike for winter

George Shipman | 30/10/2017 10:50:58

We always aim to keep riding through the colder months. So don’t let your bike be an excuse with these helpful tips. - - Winter is beginning to rear its ugly head and the change in weather – short days, falling temperatures and unpredictable conditions – mean it’s necessary to protect both yourself and your.... More

Building your bike from the box – Our guide for your web ordered bike

George Shipman | 10/10/2017 11:06:25

Here is how to set up your brand new bike - - Tools you will need to build your brand new bike: Allen keys – 4,5 and 6mm or a multitool Screwdriver – flat head and phillips Spanner – 15mm Scissors.... More

We Build and Set up Your Bike Correctly

George Shipman | 09/10/2017 17:11:47

Here at Cycle Revolution, we only do things properly. - No Half jobs, No that’ll do’s, No Bodges. - - This is why when you purchase a bike from us, whether it’s in-store or online, it is always built by our Fully Qualified CyTech Mechanics. We remove the bike from the box, take.... More

What You Need To Know About Your New Bike

George Shipman | 25/09/2017 14:40:22

You have just purchased your new bicycle from us, Congratulations! Now what do you need to know to keep it running well? Here is our guide, just for our customers. - - Frames: - Aluminum: Your bike may be Aluminum, look for the welds where the tubes join. If.... More

The 'miracle pill' that can save your life: how cycling could save the NHS

George Shipman | 18/09/2017 12:49:02

Cycling can make people healthy and live longer, and cut public health costs, so why can’t it be prescribed to the nation? - - Imagine if a team of scientists devised a drug which massively reduced people’s chances of developing cancer or heart disease, cutting their overall likelihood of dying early by 40%. This would.... More

Cycle Revolution - Colchester

Paul Thomas | 30/08/2017 12:06:48

The Biggest Colchester Based Bike shop, stocking the biggest bike brands in the world - The store that can do it all. Our Busiest store is our second store that we brought out of the dust – Cycle Revolution Colchester. This shop has had a presence in Colchester for well over one and a half.... More

The RETÜL (ad)Vantage

Paul Thomas | 21/08/2017 14:45:02

RETÜL are the leading company in bike fit technology. - - The Retül Fit Process Every bike fitter is unique in his or her experience and specialties. Our goal (retul) is that every fitter using Retül technology has the most accurate and comprehensive bike fit data to help make better fit decisions. A great.... More

Common Bike Maintenance Mistakes

Paul Thomas | 15/08/2017 10:17:40

We have all seen these before, and us dedicated mechanics see them far too often. Below is a helpful guide, put together by Cycle Revolution, to help you avoid these easy to make mistakes and to save our mechanic complete frustration! - See our service options HERE - - 1. Winding in derailleur.... More

Cycle Revolution–Ipswich

Paul Thomas | 02/08/2017 17:49:59

Our First Ever Store – Where our Cycling Journey Began, Helping you discover your own two wheel journey - Why do you ride? Our Ipswich Store is a store that can show you how cycling can change you and how the sport is far more that just a way to get fit. Our Cycle.... More

Specialized Concept Store - Chelmsford

Paul Thomas | 02/08/2017 17:21:47

Specialized Bicycles are the brand that every biker – rider or not – has heard of, and our concept store shows the very best of the brands range! Our first Single Brand Store Join us in our Concept store for an amazing shopping experience in our 5000 Sq Ft showroom, which shows.... More

Cycle Evolution - Colchester

Paul Thomas | 02/08/2017 16:34:36

The Place to go for any High End Purchase – Focused on Customer Service - The Store tailored specifically to High-End. We sell more than just bikes here, we sell a cycling experience. We love cycling. We want you to love it too. At Cycle Evolution we demand the best from our manufacturers so you.... More
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