Cycle guides
  • Cycling bib shorts
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    28 Feb 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Bib shorts are part of the classic, slick cycling look that comprises of clean lines, aero fitting, and air-slicing clothing, yet no one wants to talk about them. In our 2018 guide, we look at MTB and road shorts for women and men, and also disperse some of the myths that surround this mysterious cycling garment...
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    dhb cycling helmet buying guide
    22 Aug 2017
    The team at dhb have developed a range of helmets to help offer something that suits a wide range of needs. Whether you ride on the road or the trails, or need something practical for your commute; the helmet collection has an option for you. Aeron Road helmet The team worked in collaboration with top Italian brand Kask to develop the Aeron Road...
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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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    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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    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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    23 Nov 2016
    Zipp wheels are designed and made with one objective: to make you faster! Their latest NSW range is at the centre of that pursuit. NSW stands for New Speed Weaponry: containing the latest and greatest products from the American brand. Within the Zipp NSW range , Zipp has created pinnacle level products; with their most advanced technologies to...
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    10 Aug 2016
    Which Pro-Lite wheels are right for you? In this guide, we talk you through the extensive range from Pro-Lite. Who are Pro-Lite? Born from an international racing heritage, spanning more than 30 years, Pro-Lite combines the vision of the most demanding riders in the world, with a production team specialised in hand-building products. Pro-Lite has...
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    08 Jul 2016
    Gravel bikes, or 'Adventure Road' bikes, are becoming a huge hit in the world of cycling; providing the rider with the ability to explore the 'road less travelled'. But, what is the best tyre for a gravel bike?