Whether you’re starting your first season of cycling, or you’re a life-long rider, spring is a season that can present challenges in terms of clothing and kit. In this guide, Tim Wiggins, one of our staff writers and riders, takes a look at what he wore on a recent trip to the Flemish cobbles in
High5 Zero electrolyte tabs are one of Wiggle’s top selling products – #goodstuff. Have a read of this High5 nutrition guide to learn more about why this product is so successful when it comes to creating a low calorie energy drink with a difference.
In this product spotlight guide, SiS nutrition expert Emma Barraclough discusses the benefits of SiS GO Isotonic Gel and also provides some tips on how to take this product to ensure your energy levels are at their optimum levels during exercise.
Though some are initially sceptical, most cyclists will transition to wearing bib shorts on the bike: waist shorts offer a great level of comfort, but the secure fit of bibs is a real step up. Unfortunately this increased comfort means a decrease in convenience when nature calls. This isn’t much of a problem for men, but for women it’s a different story! At dhb, we think we’ve found the solution.
At Etixx we believe that getting your nutrition right to meet the specific demands of your sport is essential. With this in mind, our elite sports nutritionist Glenn Kearney has put together sport-specific nutrition advice for road cyclists building towards a spring/ summer sportive, or triathletes focusing on cycling training.
The MIPS helmet system has been developed by leading brain surgeons and scientists to reduce the rotational forces on the brain caused by angled impacts to the head. Wiggle's Daniel Oakshott created this helpful guide to help you understand how MIPS equipped helmets work.
Salomon runners are an adventurous bunch; their stomping grounds range from the local park to great big mountains. These are places where if you slip even a little bit then you risk a twisted ankle, or worse. You need footwear that offers traction and plenty of it. Enter Contagrip, Salomon’s patented non-marking, super durable outsole technology.
Dan Oakshott has been testing out the new Bickerton Junction 1909 Country Folding bike, and was keen to let us know his first impressions after a ride into the Wiggle office.
Saddles are a very personal component choice for many riders. The fit and feel of a saddle comes down to a variety of factors such as your anatomical shape, the kind of riding you do, and the shape and padding of the saddle. Wiggle's Andy Burtenshaw got his hands on the ISM Attack Saddle to test.
Pannier bags are an excellent way to transport luggage on your bike. They offer an integrated solution as they’re designed to fit on to your bicycle frame; this makes them easy to install. In this Wiggle staff review Chris Wright tests the Altura ARC 40 Panniers, have a read to see how he got on and
Bar tape is often seen as a minor upgrade or tweak but in reality it's a crucial performance product that massively influences control levels on your bike. Wiggle staff tester Tim Wiggins got his hands wrapped around some Lizard Skins DSP Bar Tape and went out for a test ride.
Wearing good quality eye protection has huge benefits when you ride or cycle - one of the first things you'll notice is that getting debris in your eyes when you least expect it will be a thing of the past. We got a pair of Adidas Tycane Pro Outdoor Sunglasses to test and asked Wiggler Ben Gray to try some out.
When it comes to transporting large amounts of luggage on your bike you will find that pannier bags offer the best solution in terms of safety and comfort. They are designed to integrate with your frame and this in turn gives you a more seamless ride experience.
‘Gravel Bikes‘ or disc-equipped road bikes are everywhere in 2015. Could they be as good for the cobbled roads of Flanders as they are for American gravel though? Staff tester Tim Wiggins decided to find out for himself – have a read of his review of the GT Grade Carbon 105.