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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Sometimes riding in extreme cold means wearing headwear that covers the whole of the head (except eyes and nose) and it is in such a scenario that a balaclava can deliver the goods and keep you riding in comfort. Wiggle’s Richard Pearman conducts his own ride comparison test to see if he can reap the rewards of extra protection.
Cycling caps are incredibly useful as they can be worn under your helmet and provide protection from the rain and insulation against the cold. Wiggle staff tester Richard Pearman was asked to test Gore Bike Wear’s Equipe Gore-Tex cap, have a read of his review to see if this product is #goodstuff.
Undergloves can be worn to enhance comfort and help maintain warmth when it’s cold. They also keep your hands sweat-free due to their excellent moisture management. Wiggle staff member Richard Pearman was asked to test Gore Bike Wear’s Universal undergloves – have a read of his review below to see if these gloves met his seal
Overshoes are an essential item when it comes to maintaining your mileage through wet weather and cold temperatures. Wiggle’s Richard Pearman was provided with a test sample of Gore Road Thermo Overshoes and asked to see how they performed in winter weather.
Entry level doesn’t have to mean basic, and the M5 Mountain Bike shoe from Fi’zi:k is a great example of how high-end technology can trickle-down to a more affordable price point. Wiggle’s Tim Wiggins was given the task of testing this latest offering from Fi’zi:k.
Winter is a time of “secret training”, when you can unlock your potential to be a superb athlete come the brighter and warmer months of summer. As they say, “Winter Miles, Summer Smiles”. Your cold weather training will only pay dividends with the correct nutrition strategy though…