Here at Wiggle we all love to ride as much as we can; we don’t believe anyone should be scared of the cold and wet of winter! Sure, the bone dry trails of the summer are sorely missed, but it’s amazing what a good set of winter rubber can do for your ride; roosting in the
Last year we were very excited to share the leak-free fantastic-ness of the Zoggs Predator Flex goggle range. We’re therefore rather excited by the new Zoggs Predator Flex Titanium Reactor Goggle, designed for all conditions inside and out. It was the swimming goggle used by Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker – the first Briton to swim the
The wetsuit you wear is designed to help improve and optimise your performance while you swim. That’s why it essential to consider fit when buying your next wetsuit; size, feel and fit are areas you should concentrate on to really ensure you can swim with efficiency and comfort.
Open water swimming is very different from swimming in a pool and there are definitely a few things you should consider before turning up on race day. Properly preparing for the swim will ensure you can put in the best performance possible, whatever your ambitions.
Following months of training and preparation you have just exited the water into transition having achieved your best swim time to date. The last thing you want to do now is to give up a chunk of unnecessary time in transition by fumbling around and wrestling with your wetsuit.
A wetsuit is a very important part triathlon or open water swimming. It’s not there only for warmth but to increase your comfort, speed and stamina. Using a cheap wetsuit which isn’t designed for swimming and will slow you down in the water and make it much harder work. A lot of research, development and
The Gore Bike Wear Oxygen AS jacket is widely recognised as one of the best waterproof cycle jackets in the market today. We wanted to find out for ourselves so handed Wiggle tester Richard Pearman a sample to see if this jacket really is worthy of such incredible accolades.
Sleep is an essential part of any training plan; it’s when your body is in its optimal state to recover from daily life and tough physical exercise. Think about how hard you push yourself – your body has a lot of healing to do! It makes sense that you need to fuel your body through
Evoc mountain bike packs are tough, durable and packed with technical features. Their Women’s specific FR Enduro Team Protector Rucksack also has an integrated back protector. Wiggle tester Sarah Pain hit the trail to test out this women’s specific pack to see how it fared during a long ride.
Gore Bike Wear have a well deserved reputation for making top quality cycling gloves that offer both comfort and excellent protection. We decided to test out their Tool Windstopper Softshell glove so we handed a pair to Wiggle staff tester Richard Pearman.
The Pro Lite Bracciano A42 PowerTap wheelset enables you to measure your performance and power and take your training to the next level. We handed a set of the Bracciano wheels to our experienced staff tester Richard Pearman to see if they could help him compare and contrast his training rides.
Welcome to the future… Outside it’s cold and dark; but who cares? – you can climb Alpe d’Huez from the comfort of your living room! Direct drive virtual reality training is the way forward. Tim Wiggins has been testing out the top of the range option from Italian brand Elite…
For 2015 Verenti is proud to introduce its new entry level road bike the Verenti Technique Claris. Wiggle tester Ed Tibbitts has a reputation for clocking up some serious training miles in rain or shine; he fitted the bill perfectly to saddle up with the Claris and report back to us with his findings.
Etixx nutrition sponsors some of the finest pro teams in the sporting world – not least Etixx – Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team, home to Mark Cavendish and Tony Martin, amongst others. These are athletes that dedicate every day of the year to becoming the best sportspeople possible. The winter is no time to slack off! Whether
What makes Orca’s wetsuit so fast in the water? It’s a question Wiggle’s swim manager Suzannah Cranwell answers in this excellent guide by explaining the various technologies that Orca uses in order to create wetsuits that are fast, super lightweight and incredibly comfortable – #goodstuff.
Riding a Sportive is a fantastic way to explore new areas with other enthusiastic riders knowing that you are 100% supported by event staff. Wiggle events feature a number of superb Sportive races over the year and we have teamed up with High5 to provide you with this helpful Sportive nutrition guide – #goodstuff
Gore Running Wear kit is easily identifiable; it’s always got great little features to make life easy, it fits extremely well and it’s touchy-feely soft. But the magic behind Gore Running Wear (and Gore Bike Wear, for that matter) is the brand’s fabric technologies.