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

‘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

VC Revolution–Our Cycling Club

Paul Thomas | 25/07/2017 14:07:21

Velo Club Revolution is a lively, friendly, Colchester cycling club active in north Essex and south Suffolk. Originally formed in 2007, VC Revolution has members involved in all fields of the sport. As well as the regular social club runs that take place on mainly on Saturdays, club members are also active in sportives, time trials, road and track.... More

Trade In Your Old Bike For New

Paul Thomas | 25/07/2017 12:27:35

Trade ins are something that you can’t benefit from online. Our in store staff give you fair prices in order to help you upgrade your bicycle! - - Do you have a bike you are are using more and more and want to get an upgrade you’ll enjoy riding even more? Do.... More

Electric Bike Stockists

Paul Thomas | 29/03/2017 17:27:17

We are one of the biggest electric bike stockists in the country, with almost 50 E-bikes held in stock over our stores. These bikes have come along way in such a short space of time and are perfect if you want more fun or just to get back into the sport again. You cannot judge until.... More

Group Riding Etiquette

Paul Thomas | 29/03/2017 14:38:22

Owing to the fact that these rides are becoming increasingly popular and attendance is increasing each week, particularly with new riders it has become necessary to implement a few ride 'rules' and guidelines for all riders taking part. Ride Rules Personal and Machine Safety (Mandatory) 1) ALL riders will wear a helmet which is properly fastened .... More
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