• Training guides
    PowerTap - Training with power - Part 3
    05 May 2015
    This is the third and final guide in our series of guides on 'Training with Power'. In our Part 1 Guide we considered the advantages of training with a power meter, in our Part 2 Guide we discussed some productive training sessions that you could do with your power meter out on the road or trails. In this Part 3 guide we consider indoor...
  • Training guides
    Cyclist training hard on his bike
    05 May 2015 / Tim Wiggins
    Welcome to the second in our series of Wiggle Guides on Training with Power. In our Part 1 Training with Power guide we discussed the advantages of training with power and why power is a good metric to use. In this guide we will consider some sessions that you can do out on the road using your power meter; ranging from short interval sessions to...
  • Training guides
    Group ride training image
    05 May 2015
    Training with Power is a superb way to add science and structure to your cycle training plans. Whether your objective is to reduce your sportive times or win your next criterium, power data gives you the ability to see real changes in your training progress. In this three part series of guides we take a look at why you should train with power, and...
  • Training guides
    camera shot following a group of mountain bikers riding in muddy conditions
    30 Apr 2015
    Chris James is the owner of Alliance mountain bike skills. With a rich background in sport and coaching, Chris brings confidence inspiring skills to get the best out of each and every rider. In this guide he talks about some of the mental skills required to tackle the trails. Learn to focus I think of riding as a game of chess, and in the game I...
  • Buying guides
    Wiggle staff member jumping confidently on his mountain bike facing camera
    30 Apr 2015
    What essential items should you bring? As a beginner you're at the very start of your exciting mountain biking journey; we have created this guide to help educate you about products that you should always have in your backpack before you hit the trails. Experienced mountain bikers always store some essential items whenever they embark on a...
  • Buying guides
    Mountain biker pushing bike uphill
    30 Apr 2015
    Beginner rider profile You are returning to the sport after a long gap or may have never ridden a mountain bike before. Your aim is to complete at least one 2-3 hour ride a week at your local woods or beginner graded trail at a trail centre. Hardtail or full suspension? Hardtail mountain bikes Hardtails offer you simplicity and affordability. They...
  • Buying guides
    Mountain biker riding and looking behind
    30 Apr 2015
    Intermediate rider profile You will be an intermediate mountain biker. You ride your mountain bike across a wide variety of trails and surfaces and are looking for the next progression in your riding. You are quite comfortable on technical climbs and descents and probably own more than one mountain bike. Hardtail or full suspension? Hardtail...
  • Buying guides
    Mountain biking for advanced riders
    30 Apr 2015
    Advanced rider profile If you're an advanced rider you will have been riding for a number of years and experienced many fantastic trails! You will have good technical skills and great trail reading abilities. You will be able to ride smoothly and in control on technical descents and climbs. Full suspension or hard tail? If you're an...
  • Training guides
    Mountain bike technique guide
    30 Apr 2015 / Sarah Pain
    Mountain bike technique is often shrouded in mystery; many riders feel it's a vast and highly complex area which can take years to master. In this technique guide, Wiggle's very own MTB skills coach Sarah Pain explains the core fundamentals of mountain bike riding in an easy to understand manner. Regardless of your ability level; Sarah...
  • How to guides
    How to air travel with your bike
    23 Apr 2015
    The first question you should ask yourself before travelling with a bike, is which level of protection is required to protect it from damage on air travel? We have some answers for you!

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