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Thomas's Cycle Revolution have been selling and servicing bicycles since 1981. We now have five stores in the region, including the Specialized Concept Store in Chelmsford, the Giant Brand Store in Norwich, Cycle Revolution in Ipswich and Colchester and our road specific 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 CentreColchesterEssex CO3 0JN

Latest News & Updates at Cycle Revolution

New 2019 Trek Powerfly

George Shipman | 20/06/2018 12:45:36

They’re here // The new 2019 Trek Powerfly eBike’s - The completely re-designed frame focuses on full battery integration and usability to pass the competition. Featuring the trail-ready Bosch motor system, you’ll never be held back again -   -  So what’s new? As e-bikes continue to evolve, so does Powerfly. While.... More

How to look after the life of your eBike Battery

George Shipman | 08/05/2018 17:06:11

New batteries are no longer that complicated, but here is a guide on how to keep them at their best - - The 300Wh, 400Wh and 500Wh PowerPacks used on Bosch powered eBikes are amongst the most advanced batteries currently on the electric bike market. They offer a superior range, reliability & longevity compared to.... More

All New Specialized Stumpjumper

George Shipman | 17/04/2018 14:42:26

Specialized have a lot to say about their newest creation: - - The new Stumpjumper is the ultimate trail bike. Seriously, the damn thing rides like it's on rails. It's the most versatile trail bike we've ever made. And yeah, we're stoked about that, but we're even more excited about how well it's tuned to.... More

The biggest Cancer and Heart disease preventer

George Shipman | 02/04/2018 11:57:10

Commuting by bike significantly lowers risk of heart disease and cancer, brand new study finds - - People who are too busy to include exercise in their daily routines should “multi-task” by cycling or walking to work, suggests a new study by the British Medical Journal (BMJ). - The study found that cycling.... More

Enduro Magazine – The Top-of-the-line Enduro bikes tested!

George Shipman | 13/03/2018 13:14:41

If you are interested in Enduro, then have a look at this in-depth test of the best Enduro Bikes out there - - The test subjects in this comparison include the most exciting enduro bikes of 2018. All of them have one thing in common: they are marketed as full-on enduro bikes. Looking at the.... More

How does the Trade in Promotion Work?

George Shipman | 08/03/2018 16:52:48

The Trade in promotion is running from the 24th March 2018 – 30th April 2018 – How can you benefit? - - As the customer – You get a great deal out of donating your bike through our promotion - If you have an old bike that is sitting un-used, has been outgrown.... More

Which Charities will my Donated bike support?

George Shipman | 08/03/2018 16:51:16

We Donate Hundreds of Bike to charity every year from our customers – Here is where they go and how they help: - - Re-Cycle : Bikes to Africa - This is the main charity that All 5 of our stores donate bikes to. In Africa the benefits of bike ownership.... More

‘Why are cyclists so annoying?’ – Explained

George Shipman | 22/01/2018 11:20:53

Drivers and cyclists alike face stress and frustration on the road- so let’s try to help each other - - Let's get one thing straight: I am a car driver and I love driving my car; I am in fact a car enthusiast. But I am also a cyclist, so I’d like to take.... 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 Fork and.... 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

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

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 this.... 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

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.... 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
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