• Commute
    Four secrets of successful cycle commuting
    17 Jun 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We think your cycle to work should be a breeze. Long-time cycle commuter and Wiggle content manager reveals her essential kit that she won't leave the house without. If you're new to cycle commuting, working out what to take with you, as well as how to pack it, can be a matter of trial and error. Avoid rookie mistakes with our guide to the...
  • ZIPP 303 and 303S Wheelsets 2021 – Road and Gravel Test
    15 Jun 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    For some, new wheels day can be even more exciting than new bike day. So, when Zipp gave our Senior Marketing Manager and long-time racer John Bann-Lavery the chance to test their new 303 Firecrest and 303S carbon wheelsets, there wasn’t much in the way of hesitation.
  • Sports Nutrition
    rider taking hydration gel
    15 Jun 2020
    Dr James Morton from SiS explains how nitrates can help to improve your performance during endurance races and training routines.
  • Cycle
    How to train like a pro under lockdown
    21 May 2020
    How are professional cyclists keeping up with their training in the 'new normal?' Sports Physiotherapist & Founder of Premax Randall Cooper finds out. This ‘virus’ has upended most of what we do. It’s hard to think of any aspect in life that hasn’t substantially changed. Those of us who enjoy riding a bike can...
  • Cycle
    19 May 2020 / Rob Atkins
    “It’s like night and day!” That’s Alex Paton’s verdict on the transformation of performance sportswear brand dhb since he first pulled on an Aeron jersey at the beginning of 2018. The former Olympic mountain bike hopeful had joined British UCI Continental squad Canyon Eisberg following a frustrating season with rivals...
  • Cycle
    Strava removes leaderboards and route planning for free users.
    19 May 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The popular social fitness-tracking app Strava has announced that some key features will disappear for users of the free service, as it moves focus to the subscription service. In an email to subscribers, Strava founders Mark Gainey and Michael Horvath stated that, following a period of reflection, they would be ‘leading the company with a...
  • Cycle
    Gore Wear C7 Shorts
    20 Apr 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Any regular cyclist knows that having the right bib shorts can be the difference between a great ride and a ride you'd rather forget. It's the single most important piece in your cycling wardrobe. Here at Wiggle, we've witnessed countless innovations and refinements to bib short design. Leading brands are continually tweaking and...
  • Cycle
    Challenge 2020 update - How is Lisa Thake staying active at home?
    31 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We caught up with Challenge ambassador Lisa Thake to find out how she is staying motivated to carry on training despite the cancellation of some of her target events. This blog was written on 31 March 2020. At the time of writing, UK citizens have been asked to stay at home, with exceptions for shopping, essential journeys and one form of outdoor...
  • Seven ways to enjoy solo cycling
    25 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    This blog was written on 25 March 2020. At the time of writing, social distancing is mandatory in the UK in an effort to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). UK citizens have been asked to stay home where possible but one bike ride, run or walk is allowed, either solo or with somebody that you live with. As the situation and guidelines...
  • Six ways to create the perfect turbo training space
    24 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    New to indoor training? Don't worry. Whatever your goals or lifestyle, whether you have masses of space or you're confined to a corner of the front room, we're sure you can find a setup to suit. We asked our social community to share their pain caves with us for some inspiration. Remember why you're here Posters, medals, trophies,...