• Buying guides
    Adidas Tycane Pro Outdoor Sunglasses
    26 Jun 2015 / Ben Gray
    Wearing good quality eye protection has huge benefits when you participate in any sporting activity. We have got a pair of Adidas Tycane Pro Outdoor Sunglasses to test and UK Wiggler Ben Gray was keen to see if they made a difference to his riding.
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    Cycling pedals and cleats buying guide
    26 Jun 2015
    Why are clip-in pedals good? The main advantage of clip-in (also known as clipless) pedals is an increase in control over the bike and the confidence you get from knowing your feet will not slip off the pedals, especially in wet conditions. When correctly set up, a clip-in pedal will ensure your foot is always in the correct position over the axle...
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    Bike locks buying guide
    26 Jun 2015 / Martin McKinlay
    Keep your bike safe and secure Buying the correct lock for your bike can be the difference between finding it there when you return or forking out for a replacement. We have created this bike locks buying guide with the help of Wiggle’s accessories buyer Martin Mckinlay. The aim of this guide is to help explain the different kinds of bike...
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    Chain devices buying guide
    26 Jun 2015
    Why are chain devices important? If you are running a single or double ring set-up on your mountain bike and are heading out on very rough terrain, then a chain device will help prevent your chain from dropping off your chain ring or rings. Combine this with a bash guard to the outside of your chainset to help protect your chainring from getting...
  • Staff reviews
    dhb Flashlight Autumn/ Winter Range
    26 Jun 2015 / Tim Wiggins
    For those of us that commute all year round, the darker months of autumn and winter present a period when HiVis clothing is of great value. I've been testing out the dhb Flashlight range for the last month or so, it's proving to be good stuff...
  • Buying guides
    Bike pedals buying guide
    26 Jun 2015
    Why are pedals important? There’s no shying away from it, pedals are an essential part of your bicycle as either a method of transport or the key to exciting new adventures in performance and fun. They are the connection between you and your beloved machine. The question is then which connection is best and most suitable to enable you to get...
  • Buying guides
    Chainring buying guide
    26 Jun 2015
    Chainrings explained Chainrings are an integral drivetrain component for your bike. Chainrings are fixed to the spider of the crankarm. They can either be welded directly to the spider, or in most cases attached via chainring bolts to the spider arm mounting holes. They engage the bike chain to provide power to the drive wheel. A chainrings design...
  • How to guides
    FFWD Wheels Guide - How to choose your wheels
    26 Jun 2015
    FFWD have been producing strong, reliable and high performance carbon wheels in their factory in Holland since 2006. They produce a broad range of designs, so which is the best one for your riding and discipline? In this guide we consider how to pick the best FFWD wheels for you!
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    Bike set up tips for women
    26 Jun 2015 / Sarah Pain
    Women's bike geometry explained The bike that you ride will be very personal to you and there is no easy answer to fine tuning it. However, if you are about to buy a unisex bike , or already have a unisex bike that does not quite feel quite right, it’s worth tweaking it to create your perfect, one of a kind ride. The theory is that on...
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    Chains buying guide
    26 Jun 2015
    What are they? A bike chain is made of links joined by pins. It converts and transmits the power created by you via your pedals to the cassette/freewheel to make your bike travel forwards. Bike chains are mainly constructed from alloy steel. This material is strong and durable enough to withstand the stresses associated with pedalling. What are...

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