• run
    Training in the winter months; how to stay motivated
    23 Feb 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    During the colder months, it might seem tempting to stay inside by the radiator instead of braving the winter weather! Here are HIGH5’s top tips for keeping up the motivation when winter training. Despite plummeting temperatures and shorter daylight hours, there are numerous benefits of winter training. It gets you ready for early spring...
  • cycling
    Ride like a Flandrien this spring and conquer the everyday ride
    23 Feb 2022
    Whoever sang that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year clearly wasn’t a cyclist. Anyone who rides a bike and follows professional cycling knows that spring is best and that’s thanks to the Spring Classics. For many cycling fans, the love of these races inspires two quite different behaviours: a burst of activity and a bout...
  • Best new nutrition to get your teeth into
    28 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    It's important to fuel yourself correctly before, during and after physical activity to avoid the dreaded bonk and for your body to recover quickly afterwards. There's a lot of tasty new treats out there to ensure you're fueled correctly for the challenge ahead. The general rule of thumb is to eat and hydrate at least an hour before...
  • Cycle
    Seven things cyclists do that might surprise you
    27 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    On the UK's increasingly busy roads, driving can be pretty stressful at times. Even more so when you need to share the road with cyclists who don't even pay road tax or pass a test. Further updates to the Highway Code at the end of January 2022 have been put in place to boost the safety of cyclists and pedestrians and these have triggered...
  • Is this the fastest chain coating in the world?
    24 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Danish company Ceramic Speed claim to have developed the fastest ever chain coating - the UFO Drip. We take a closer look at what makes it different. Who is Ceramic Speed? The Danish company Ceramic Speed was originally known for making the highest-quality, fastest bike bearings out there. Although their products were previously only available for...
  • The best cycling bib tights of 2022
    21 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    With the right pair of bib tights, you can take on whatever winter throws at you. Here's our pick of the best bib tights for all weather conditions. For early winter When the mercury starts to drop and it's too cool for shorts but not cold enough for anything too thick or heavy, here are our favorite bib tights. Castelli Sorpasso ROS Bib...
  • New Bike Day 2022 - Make Vitus your n+1
    19 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    Been dreaming of New Bike Day and planning your n+1? Vitus have a whole lot of stock dropping including new 2022 models. Here's what and when you can expect the bikes to drop... New Bike Day is like a birthday, Christmas, a holiday and a tub of your favourite chocolates all rolled into one. The excitement of opening the box to a fresh, shiny,...
  • Hammerhead Karoo 2
    19 Jan 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    When a Wiggle work colleague and experienced bike rider told me several years ago that using a Bike GPS computer is ‘life-changing’ for an avid cyclist, I couldn’t help but wonder what he meant.
  • Cycle
    Why is racing on Zwift such great training and how do you start?
    18 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Zwift is a great indoor training tool for cyclists, but did you know that racing can be an effective addition to any training plan? Here's why you need to try racing in Zwift and how to get started. Is racing on Zwift good training? So many outdoor cyclists come to Zwift because it offers the opportunity to complete the kind of workouts you...
  • cycling
    The best winter road bike tyres of 2021
    17 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Rain, ice and additional debris on the roads during the winter can increase the risk of punctures and make it harder to stay upright. If the idea of changing an inner tube or awaiting assistance in the cold doesn't sound like your idea of a good time, you might want to check out some more winter-suitable rubber to keep you rolling through the...