• Buying guides
    Bike cleaner and lubricant guide
    12 May 2020
    Maintaining your bike is an important part of owning it. Keeping your bike clean is a great start; but you have to make sure it's sufficiently lubricated and cared for too. This helps your bike work better, smoother and more efficiently.
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    Wiggle bike size guide - what size bike do I need?
    15 Apr 2020
    Whether you're buying a new bike or simply upgrading your current ride, one of the most important things to get right is the size of the bike's frame. Wiggle has created this detailed guide to help you choose the most appropriate sized bike for you, no matter what your dimensions.
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    Best road bike for under £1000
    02 Apr 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    https://cycleinsurance.wiggle.co.uk/?utm_source=wiggleblogsandguides&utm_medium=blogs&utm_campaign=roadbikebg 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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    Cassette buying guide
    02 Apr 2020
    ​A bicycle cassette is the cluster of sprockets located on the rear hub of your bike, slotting onto a freehub body and held firmly in place with a threaded cassette lockring. Find out everything you need to know in our Cassette Buying Guide.
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    How to set up your turbo trainer in four easy steps
    27 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    How do you set up a turbo trainer? Avoid common rookie mistakes with our guide to getting started with bicycle training at home. Today's smart turbo trainers are about more than simply avoiding bad weather. Unlike spin bikes at the gym, they replicate outdoor cycling by automatically altering resistance based on your workout goals, which makes...
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    tubeless bike tyres guide
    04 Mar 2020
    Many riders are unnerved at the prospect of ditching their inner tubes, so we have produced a complete guide to show you how easy it is to make the change. The benefits of tubeless bike tyres First of all, let's recall the main benefits of going tubeless on your road bike, mountain bike, or cyclocross bike (in fact, on any bike)! Reduced risk...
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    Four things we think all women cyclists should know
    03 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The UK has seen massive growth in women’s cycling in recent years. There are plenty of clubs and groups welcoming women at all levels to ride together. At the grassroots level, British Cycling has exceeded its goal of getting one million more women on bikes by 2020, thanks in no small part to their entirely volunteer-led Breeze rides. The...
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    How to maintain your drivetrain
    26 Feb 2020
    Having a clean and well-maintained drivetrain keeps your bike in good working order. This guide will provide you with the know-how and top tips to clean your drivetrain.
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    bicycle tyre pressure guide
    26 Feb 2020
    The pressure that you choose for your bicycle tyres, whether it is a road bike, mountain bike, or hybrid, plays a huge part in comfort and safety. In this guide, we look at how to get the best tyre pressure for your riding style and conditions.
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    Gravel bike buying guide, adventure bike guide
    13 Feb 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    Capable of off-road rough-and-tumble or tarmac terrorising, the gravel bike is quickly becoming one of cycling’s most popular sub-categories.