• Buying guides
    Strade Bianche
    09 Mar 2017 / Tim Wiggins
    The season openers - 'The Spring Classics', are predictably unpredictable. There will be wind and rain, there will be snow and mud; then combine that with cobbles, gravel and gradients, and you'll see mechanicals, abandonments, frozen riders and beaten-up bikes. It is a challenging start to the year. After riding the Strade Bianche Grand Fondo in testing conditions this spring, Tim Wiggins outlines the kit that he recommends for wet and cold, extreme weather cycling.
  • Buying guides
    Overshoes buying guide
    19 Jan 2017
    Why are overshoes important? Overshoes have a variety of uses, which makes them an indispensable cycling product. In the summer, you may use overshoes to gain an aerodynamic advantage in a time trial. In spring or autumn, you may use them to protect your feet from spray on wet roads. Then in the winter, you may use them to keep your feet warm and...
  • Buying guides
    Vitus Road Bike Buying Guide
    19 Jan 2017
    In this guide, the Vitus bikes road range is broken down into the four distinct models, making it simple to select the perfect bike for you.
  • Buying guides
    Box of Wiggle nutrition bars
    13 Jan 2017
    Sports nutrition explained If you want to get the most out of any physical activity it’s essential to have a basic understanding of nutrition and nutritional products. Making sure that your body is properly fuelled both before and during a race or training session is key to maintaining your form and performing as well as you can. Pre-event...
  • How to guides
    tubeless bike tyres guide
    16 Dec 2016
    Tubeless tyres hold a lot of benefits; so many in fact, that we wrote a blog on the ' Benefits of going tubeless '. Many riders are unnerved at the prospect of ditching their inner tubes, however, so we have produced a complete guide to show you how easy it is to make the change. The benefits of tubeless bike tyres First of all, let's...
  • Staff reviews
    SupaCaz Super Sticky KUSH Bar Tape image
    21 Oct 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    I’m reviewing the Supacaz Super Sticky Kush Bar Tape while it's still on my bike. Why? Because it continues to look great, and it continues to be incredibly comfortable; even after 5,000km of testing!
  • Buying guides
    pro-lite-wheels
    10 Aug 2016
    Which Pro-Lite wheels are right for you? In this guide, we talk you through the extensive range from Pro-Lite. Who are Pro-Lite? Born from an international racing heritage, spanning more than 30 years, Pro-Lite combines the vision of the most demanding riders in the world, with a production team specialised in hand-building products. Pro-Lite has...
  • Buying guides
    gravel-bike-tyre-guide
    08 Jul 2016
    Gravel bikes, or 'Adventure Road' bikes, are becoming a huge hit in the world of cycling; providing the rider with the ability to explore the 'road less travelled'. But, what is the best tyre for a gravel bike?
  • Buying guides
    Why Team Sky choose Science in Sport Nutrition
    05 Jul 2016
    Science in Sport (SiS) is the official nutrition supplier to Team Sky; in this guide, we delve deeper into why they're the Number 1 choice for the riders! " With SiS there are no gimmicks, just elite performance products. They have a range of products for pre, during and post rides; to support the riders in training and on race day. This...
  • Buying guides
    The 'My Tour' guide to LIGHTWEIGHT cycling kit
    28 Jun 2016
    Throughout the Tour's mountain stages (like Stage 12's ascent of Mount Ventoux), you will see the majority of the peloton switch their focus from ‘Aero' to ‘Lightweight' equipment. What does this mean? Lightweight kit is exactly that, lightweight! It prioritises reducing mass over all else; so that you, and your bike,...

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