• Buying guides
    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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    Lights buying guide
    20 Oct 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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    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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    Zwift buying guide
    19 Oct 2018
    Cyclists everywhere reluctantly incorporate indoor cycling into their routines to help maintain their baseline fitness when they can't get on the road. However, things have changed with the launch of the hugely popular fitness entertainment system, Zwift.
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    Rear derailleurs buying guide
    12 Oct 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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    Base layer buying guide
    10 Sep 2018
    Base layers are the base of any layering system. They are designed to sit next to the skin and wick moisture away from your body - they do this by absorbing moisture (sweat) from the surface of your skin, then allowing it to evaporate away. By wicking sweat away from the body, a base layer keeps you dry, comfortable and chill free. Thermal base layers can also help to keep you warm, by trapping an insulating layer of warm air around the skin.
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    Road bike buying guide
    23 Aug 2018
    When it comes to speed, style and efficiency, a road bike is hard to beat - our road bike buying guide will explore the many options and types of road bike you can purchase - saddle up and get ready to find your next dream bike!

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