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    Get in Gear -  the Lightweight upgrades at the Grand Tours
    03 Sep 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    It's the final Grand Tour of the year. Cyclists will once again take inspiration from the pinnacle of fitness and cycling technology on display from the sport’s elite.
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    How to know if it's time to go clipless
    22 Jul 2020
    Riding clipless is a very different experience to riding on flat pedals, providing you with much deeper control of the bike. Are you ready to make the switch?
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    How to avoid frostbitten fingers this winter
    31 May 2020
    Cycling through the winter can be rewarding, but cold hands can be painful and ruin the experience. A good pair of cycling gloves will keep chills at bay, but what else can you do to enjoy getting out on the bike during the colder months without suffering from freezing fingertips? We’ve drawn on our bitter(ly cold) experience to bring you...
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    Wiggle bike size guide - what size bike do I need?
    20 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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    How to set up your turbo trainer in four easy steps
    08 Apr 2020
    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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    How to maintain a healthy weight in the off-season
    30 Jan 2020
    Taking time off to recover, see friends and make the most of Sunday lie-ins is just as important as training. However, less activity means it's easy to gain weight but there's no need to panic. Putting on a few pounds during the off-season isn't going to have a lasting effect and some say that athletes that hold their race weight all...
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    Best turbo trainer setup for Zwift
    29 Oct 2019 / Damien Whinnery
    If you want the best turbo trainer set-up to dive into the world of Zwift and online training, then this guide will get you up and cycling in no time.
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    How to maintain your drivetrain
    07 Oct 2019
    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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    Get in Gear -  the aero upgrades at the Grand Tours
    01 Aug 2019
    All three of cycling's Grand Tours feature a Time Trial. We've been taking notes on how the professionals achieve their streamlined success helping them shave seconds off their times. Here are the aero upgrades that can help you get the edge.
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    Cycling Nutrition Guide by Science in Sport
    12 Jul 2019
    Nutrition plays a key role in supporting all areas of cycling, including weekly mileage, sportives, recovery and training adaptations. Matching the correct nutritional intake to the individual requirements of these situations can result in optimal performance. The main goals of performance nutrition are: To provide fuel for the work required in...

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