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    Guide to MIPS - Multi-Directional Impact Protection System
    07 Jul 2015
    MIPS stands for Multi-Directional Impact Protection System, and is a revolutionary bit of helmet tech designed to reduce the rotational forces on the brain caused by angled impacts to the head.
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    multi tool image
    04 Jun 2015 / Chris Wright
    A multi-tool is like a Swiss Army Knife for your bike. A small but handy tool with multiple functions, it allows you to perform essential repairs and maintenance by the side of the road or trail.
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    Oakley Jawbreaker Uranium Prizm Road Sunglasses
    27 May 2015 / Neil Towns
    Oakley broke the mold when it came to sunglasses for cycling. Before they opened the eyes of the sport to the value of decent, safe, eyewear the classic choice of the pro was best shown in the classic styling of Bernard Hinault.
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    A group of Etixx sponsored cyclists riding
    21 May 2015
    Etixx Sports Nutrition is #goodstuff Etixx Sports Nutrition is new to Wiggle and the UK. They’re the brand behind the recently renamed Etixx - Quick-Step (formerly Omega Pharma – Quick-Step), home of cycling-heavyweights Mark Cavendish and Tony Martin. But believe it or not, the main attraction to Etixx isn’t their pro cycling...
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    Wiggle staff rider Richard Pearman cycling on road bike
    21 May 2015
    Wiggle buying guides are designed to enlighten your shopping experience; giving you the product and range knowledge to make an informed decision about your purchases
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    Shimano threaded bottom bracket image
    21 May 2015
    Bottom brackets explained The bottom bracket is a component that is housed in the bottom bracket shell of a bike frame. The purpose of the bottom bracket is to connect the chainset to the frame, this allows the chainset to rotate smoothly. As technology evolves bottom brackets have too, and can be very minimalist, typically bottom brackets are now...
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    Dainese knee protector image
    21 May 2015
    Why is body armour important? Body armour massively reduces the likelihood of injury. It can make the difference between going home hurt and frustrated, or satisfied with the day's riding, with a bit of mud on your knee-guard. Not only does armour keep you safe, but the added confidence you receive from using it can make a massive difference...
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    Cyclists riding along a main country road
    20 May 2015
    We have a great range of Wiggle events throughout the UK, some that venture into France, as well as events in Australia! On this page we have culminated our Wiggle Sportive Guides; a selection of guides that are designed to make your sportive experience as enjoyable as possible. Read on to find out more... Wiggle sportive checklist Getting...
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    A cyclist wearing a green dhb waterproof jacket
    19 May 2015
    Waterproof jackets explained At Wiggle we have a vast array of cycling specific jackets, including windproof jackets, gilets and waterproof jackets. The later is our focus in this guide; jackets that are designed to keep you dry and comfortable whilst you are out on the road or trails. Waterproof jackets can vary significantly in design and...
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    A pair of road bike wheels
    19 May 2015
    Upgrading your wheels can be a simple and quick way to dramatically improve the speed, feel and ride quality of your bike. In this guide we take a look at why upgrade wheels make such a different, and what you should look for when making an upgrade... Why upgrade your wheels? Almost any road bike stands to benefit from an upgraded set of wheels...

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