• Buying guides
    Rear derailleurs buying guide
    21 Dec 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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    Bike cleaner and lubricant guide
    21 Dec 2018
    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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    Lights buying guide
    21 Dec 2018
    Ensure you are safe and seen, as well as being able to see, out on the road and trails. In this cycle lights buying guide, we look at the current range available at Wiggle.
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    Kids bike buying guide
    27 Nov 2018
    Kids love bikes, it’s as simple as that. The bicycle has always been the preferred mode of transportation for kids; it fuels their imagination and allows them to roam, discover and appreciate their environment.
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    Waterproof jackets buying guide
    21 Nov 2018
    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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    Mountain bike tyres buying guide
    22 Oct 2018
    Our mountain bike tyre guide will take you through the various tyre options so you can corner with confidence...
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    Inner tube buying guide
    22 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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    How to convert your wheel to tubeless
    20 Oct 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    The purpose of this guide is to show you how I made my non tubeless wheels become tubeless. It is not the manufacturers correct way of running tubeless tyres and is in fact a Ghetto (cheaper alternative) to run tubeless tyres on standard equipment. The first thing you need to do is...
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    How To Boost Visibility In Style
    20 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you’re commuting, chasing a PB, or just out for a cruise, it’s important to remain visible while out on a bike. There are many options available to stay safe while out on the road but not all of them are pretty and not all of them are convenient. Here’s our guide to stylish and functional light solutions. The importance...
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    Road tyres buying guide
    19 Oct 2018
    Tyres are one of the most important parts of your bicycle; they affect performance, comfort and safety. Road bikes use narrow tyres, so that small contact area with the road is super important! Let's find out more...

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