Cycle Buying Guides

Find the answers to your cycle questions and more in our buying guides and staff product reviews below.

MuleBar performance and nutrition guide

MuleBar would not have started without a passion to make the best energy products from the best natural ingredients. All of us at MuleBar love eating real food and we believe all our products shine with that passion. Give your body the edge. We believe the closer an ingredient is to it’s natural state the easier your

Staff review: Evoc Women’s FR Enduro Team Protector Rucksack

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.

Staff review: Bracciano A42 G3 PowerTap Wheels

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.

Staff Review: Elite Real Turbo Muin Fluid Direct Drive Trainer

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…

Etixx nutrition: Winter cycle training advice from the pro’s

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

Staff Review: Kask Infinity Aero Helmet

Aero helmets were everywhere in the pro peloton in 2014, and there is reason to believe they’ll be even more wide-spread in 2015. In this review, we take a look at the Kask Infinity – the top of the range model from the Italian brand, who kit out Team Sky. Is it able to provide

Staff review: Gore Bike Wear Element Bib Tights

Bib tights are an essential part of a cyclist’s wardrobe as they offer great comfort, warmth, and protection from the elements. We provided Wiggle staff tester ‘Rich’ Pearman with a pair of Gore Bike Wear Element bib tights to see how they performed amid the cold of winter.

Staff review: Crud RoadRacer MK2 Mudguards  

Mudguards are an essential tool when it comes to improving the quality of your ride; they’re also beneficial on group rides as other cyclists will be protected from road spray or flying debris. Wiggle‘s Chris Wright was eager to test the Crud RoadRacer MK2 Mudguards; we handed him a set to review.

Staff review: SKS Bluemels Mudguards

When confronting the elements, mudguards are an invaluable tool to have in your cycling arsenal; dealing with road spray is a constant challenge and if you don’t use mudguards there is a good chance you will get wet during your ride. Wiggle staff reviewer Chris Wright tested some SKS Bluemels Mudguards to see how they performed in the wet

Staff review: Pro Lite Bortola A21 Alloy Clincher Wheelset

The Pro-Lite Bortola clincher wheelset is the powerful cousin of the Bracciano that was featured in our Wiggle product spotlight. We were eager to give these low profile, lightweight, tubeless ready wheels a spin and decided that our very own Wiggle bike bungee rider Joe Stembridge was the perfect man for the test – #goodstuff