• Buying guides
    Chainsets buying guide
    22 Apr 2015 / Naveed Nasir
    A chainset is part of the drivetrain on a bike, providing the power that moves the bike forwards. It connects via the chain (or belt in some cases) to the drive wheel of the bike. Chainsets need to be strong and able to withstand the motions and stresses cycling puts them through.
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    Race Face Single Narrow/Wide Chainring
    22 Apr 2015
    Chainrings explained Chainrings are an integral drivetrain component for your bike. Chainrings are fixed to the spider of the crankarm. They can either be welded directly to the spider, or in most cases attached via chainring bolts to the spider arm mounting holes. They engage the bike chain to provide power to the drive wheel. A chainrings design...
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    Road wheels buying guide
    22 Apr 2015
    Wheels are your contact point with the ground and play a large part in determining your ride quality. They support your body weight and are powered by your engine as you pedal.
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    Mountain bike wheels buying guide
    22 Apr 2015
    Mountain bike wheels play a large part in determining your ride quality. In this guide we talk about the different kinds of wheels available and the performance characteristics of the various wheel sizes.
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    commuter-tyres-buying-guide
    22 Apr 2015
    Commuting by bike is a great way to get fit, and save money. Making sure that you have a good grip on the road surface, and taking steps to avoid punctures, is wise though; so which tyres are best for commuting? Let's find out...
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    SRAM Guide RS Disc Brake
    20 Apr 2015
    What are disc brakes? Disc brakes are a powerful and progressive braking mechanism; a hydraulic or cable actuated caliper forces the disc brake pads onto a rotor to slow down or stop your bike. The vast majority of disc brakes on mountain bikes are hydraulically activated; brake fluid drives pressure to the caliper and this results in a clamping...
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    Commuter bike buying guide
    16 Apr 2015
    A commuter bike combines elements of road and mountain bike design. This makes for a supremely versatile bike that is perfect for everyday use as it offers speed without sacrificing strength and comfort.
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    Mongoose Legion L60 2015
    16 Apr 2015
    BMX Bikes are compact heavy-duty stunt bikes that come with 20-inch wheels and wide tires. The bike design has an upright handlebar position with a steep head angle for quick steering. The small nature of the bike makes it very agile and is ideal for jumping, tricks and stunts
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    mountain bike buying guide
    09 Apr 2015
    Mountain bikes are incredibly versatile machines, which let you ride off-road terrain like no other bike! Have a read of our mountain bike buying guide, and find your next trail machine!
  • How to guides
    image of SKS raceblades
    07 May 2014 / Tim Wiggins
    In this guide we have picked out one of the best sets of mudguards that Wiggle sells: the SKS RaceBlade Long, and to make the fitting of them as easy as possible we've got step by step photos for you to follow.

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