• How to guides
    bicycle tyre pressure guide
    15 Jun 2017
    The pressure that you choose for your bicycle tyres, whether it is a road bike, mountain bike, or hybrid, plays a huge part in comfort and safety. In this guide, we look at how to get the best tyre pressure for your riding style and conditions.
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    sportive checklist
    26 Apr 2017
    Sportives are organised cycling events, which encourage you and other riders of all levels to get out and ride; on a supported course with feed stations and route marking. To ensure you don't leave anything behind, here is our Sportive Checklist
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    cycling base layer buying advice
    20 Apr 2017
    Base layers form the foundation of the wardrobe of many cyclists - keeping you cool and dry in the summer, and warm and dry in the winter. This 'base' garment could mean the difference between setting a personal best, or coming in just under. Using a base layer allows you to tackle any conditions on a ride. dhb have extensively developed,...
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    What kind of caffeine is best for sports performance?
    11 Apr 2017
    At Wiggle, we stock a huge number of nutrition products, all the way from peanut butter to protein shakes. But, we've noticed recently that more and more products have caffeine included, but why?
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    Strade Bianche
    07 Mar 2017 / Tim Wiggins
    The season openers - 'The Spring Classics', are predictably unpredictable. There will be wind and rain, there will be snow and mud; then combine that with cobbles, gravel and gradients, and you'll see mechanicals, abandonments, frozen riders and beaten-up bikes. It is a challenging start to the year. After riding the Strade Bianche Grand Fondo in testing conditions this spring, Tim Wiggins outlines the kit that he recommends for wet and cold, extreme weather cycling.
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    how to get your partner cycling
    20 Jan 2017
    Sharing your love of cycling with your partner can be an amazing experience. Fact. However if you are at the start of that journey, and your beloved doesn't yet ride, then there are a few potential pitfalls to consider…
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    Vitus Road Bike Buying Guide
    19 Jan 2017
    In this guide, the Vitus bikes road range is broken down into the four distinct models, making it simple to select the perfect bike for you.
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    cycling motivation guide
    18 Jan 2017
    We've all been there; a rainy Tuesday night, facing the question: Turbo or TV? Sometimes a steer in the right direction can be all you need, to make sure you can maintain at least a base fitness during these cold, dark days. Endurance cyclist Jason Lane knows a bit about motivation - he created a film on his RAAM (Race Across America) attempt...
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    tubeless bike tyres guide
    16 Dec 2016
    Tubeless tyres hold a lot of benefits; so many in fact, that we wrote a blog on the ' Benefits of going tubeless '. Many riders are phased by the prospect of ditching their inner tubes though, so we thought we'd produce a guide to show you how easy it really is! The benefits of tubeless bike tyres First of all, let's recall the...
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    bicycle mudguard buying guide
    25 Nov 2016
    Mudguards aren't the most exciting cycle component; but they are one of most useful. Mudguards help to keep you and your bike cleaner, and more comfortable; on those wet and muddy rides. But what mudguards are right for you?

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