• Buying guides
    Rear derailleurs buying guide
    08 Oct 2018
    A rear derailleur (often referred to as a 'rear mech') is the mechanism that moves the chain from cog-to-cog on the cassette at the rear of the bike. The right hand gear shifter on the handlebars pulls a cable (or uses electronic signals) to move the derailleur, which in-turn moves the chain onto the appropriate cog on the cassette.
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    Inner tube buying guide
    08 Oct 2018
    Inner tubes. They're not the most exciting part of your bike, but they are pretty essential. What's more, if you don't have the right size of inner tube, then you're pretty stuck. We have a great range of inner tubes; for road, mountain bike, cyclocross and kid's bikes. What inner tube do you need? Read on...
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    image of cycling clipless pedals
    05 Oct 2018
    In this guide, we look at clip-in (also known as clipless) pedals and cleats. We consider their advantages, how they work, and the various models available.
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    Cycle Shoes buying guide
    14 Sep 2018
    This guide helps to explain the wide variety of cycling shoes available. We consider specific designs for road cycling, triathlon and mountain biking, and variations within these sub-categories. Wiggle's Bike Pedals Buying Guide How to know if it's time to go clipless Wiggle's Sidi Shoes Buying Guide What are cycling shoes? Starting...
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    Road bike buying guide
    12 Sep 2018
    When it comes to speed, style and efficiency, a road bike is hard to beat - our road bike buying guide will explore the many options and types of road bike you can purchase - saddle up and get ready to find your next dream bike!
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    Sportful
    21 Aug 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Emulating the pro look is a big part of every sport, and the same is true of cycling as we watch inspirational figures push the boundaries during the world’s biggest bike races.
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    Why Team Sky choose Science in Sport Nutrition
    01 Aug 2018
    Science in Sport (SiS) is the official nutrition supplier to Team Sky; in this guide, we delve deeper into why they're the Number 1 choice for the riders! " With SiS there are no gimmicks, just elite performance products. They have a range of products for pre, during and post rides; to support the riders in training and on race day. This...
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    Kids bike buying guide
    26 Jul 2018
    Kids love bikes. It is as simple as that. The bicycle has always been a preferred mode of transportation for kids; it fuels their imagination and allows them to roam, discover and appreciate their environment.
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    Insurance specifically for cyclists
    02 Jul 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We love cycling, but we know that things can go wrong from time to time. We want you to spend less time worrying about those ‘what if scenarios’ and more time riding bicycles. Cyclist insurance provides you with the knowledge that you are covered in the best possible way so you can just enjoy the ride. Cyclist insurance is different...
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    How to pick the best road bike for under £1,000
    17 May 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Buying a value road bike is easy when you know how. Our guide to getting the right one for under £1,000 will help you pick the perfect partner to suit your riding preference.

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