• Buying guides
    Mountain biker pushing bike uphill
    18 May 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...
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    Image of single speed bike
    18 May 2015
    Single speed bikes explained Single speed bikes offer cycling in its simplest and purest form. They are lightweight, low maintenance machines which make them ideal for commuting. Having one gear significantly reduces the need for daily bike maintenance and drive-train repairs. The rear wheel dropouts on single speed are often horizontal and...
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    bike infographic of a Verenti road bike
    18 May 2015
    Bike jargon explained The world of bikes and parts can at times be confusing and we've all come across some terms that are challenging to understand. We have made a list of some common technical words and explained them here as simply and accurately as we can. A ​ Alloy: An alloy is a mixture of two or more elements, at least one part is metal...
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    Wiggle staff member jumping confidently on his mountain bike facing camera
    18 May 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...
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    Bike buying guide
    18 May 2015
    "What bike is right for me?" This is a question most of us have asked at some point during our life. Our bike buying guides are designed to guide you through the process of trying to decide what bike is right for you.
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    image of man riding a commuter bike
    18 May 2015
    If you are new to the two wheeled world, then there are several Wiggle guides that will make things a lot easier to understand. Whether you are struggling with bike jargon, the accessories you need to buy or the clothing you should wear, we are here to help. Read on to learn more... Bike buying guide "What bike is right for me?" This is...
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    Road wheels buying guide
    06 May 2015
    Wheels are your contact point with the ground. They support your body weight and are powered by your engine as you pedal. As a contact point, your wheels play a large part in determining your ride quality.
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    Mongoose Legion L60 2015
    17 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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    Commuter bike buying guide
    17 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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