Bike buying guide
“What bike is right for me?”
This is a question most of us have asked ourselves, or someone else at some point during our life. Either when thinking about the purchase of your first or next bike, it can often be a challenging occasion. Our buying guides linked below are designed to help your decision making easier and explain the options available to you.
Road bike buying guide
When it comes to speed, style and efficiency, a road bike is hard to beat. Road bikes typically have narrow tyres and large 700c wheels with drop handlebars. Wiggle’s range of road bikes are lighter and faster than other styles of bikes making them the ideal choice for many different cycling activities.
Mountain bike buying guide
Mountain bikes are incredibly versatile all terrain bikes. These bikes have design characteristics that allow them to thrive on highly technical terrain and withstand the physical demands of outdoor trail riding.
Commuter bike buying guide
A commuter bike combines elements of road and mountain bike design. This makes for a supremely versatile bike that is perfect for everyday use as it offers speed without sacrificing strength and comfort. These bikes can also be known as recreational bikes, as they’re used for a wide range of everyday tasks.
Single speed bike buying guide
Single speed bikes offer cycling in its simplest and purest form. They are lightweight, low maintenance machines which make them ideal for commuting.
Having one gear significantly reduces the need for daily bike maintenance and drive-train repairs.
BMX bike buying guide
BMX bikes are compact heavy-duty stunt bikes that come with 20-inch wheels and wide tires. The bike design has an upright handlebar position with a steep head angle for quick steering. The small nature of the bike makes it very agile and is ideal for jumping, tricks and stunts.