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    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...
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    The best winter gloves of 2022
    13 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Cold hands are a common pain for cyclists in winter, giving more reason to invest in some quality gloves. 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 got you covered. Here are our top recommendations...
  • Top Cycling Challenges, Events and Routes to Ride in 2022
    10 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    What better way to make 2022 the best year yet than by entering a cycling event, riding a self-supported route or ticking off a bucket list cycling experience. Whether you are wanting to challenge yourself to ride a new distance, use an event as motivation to get fitter, or simply love two-wheeled adventures, there is a top cycling challenge to...
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    How to perform on a vegan diet
    04 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    How easy is it for vegan cyclists, runners and triathletes to take on the nutrition they need in training and competition? Once an obscure lifestyle choice, the vegan diet has definitely hit the mainstream in recent years. In the UK, between January 2020 and 2021, Deliveroo revealed its vegan takeaway orders shot up by 163%. (source: The Vegan...
  • How fit can you get on an E-Bike?
    23 Dec 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    E-Bikes have long had a stigma with comments around laziness often being thrown into the conversation. We explore how e-bikes can be used to keep you fit and why the benefits of power-assisted travel outweigh the scepticism of fellow riders. Are e-bikes cheating? The misconception with e-bikes is that you sit on the bike and the motor does all the...
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    How to conquer the Festive 500 in six easy steps
    22 Dec 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    What is Festive 500? Now coming into its 12th year for December 2022, the Festive 500 has become an institution for many cyclists. The concept is simple. Clock up 500km on Strava between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve for kudos, camaraderie, fitness and that all-important digital finisher's badge. For many of us, the festive period means...
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    Top picks from the Wiggle January Sale
    21 Dec 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Whilst the Christmas lights are still twinkling and Home Alone is on the TV, now is a great time to browse our January Sale. At Wiggle, we've got unmissable deals on quality kit from some of our top brands for you to take advantage of. Whether you're wanting to kick start 2022 with some fresh looks, clock up the winter miles on a smart...
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    How to keep your feet warm on winter bike rides
    07 Dec 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Even if you relish the thought of spending a crisp, winter days on the bike, once your feet start to feel the chill a pleasant ride can become a miserable one. Frozen feet are absolutely no fun and thawing out at home can be a painful and lengthy process. To help you to avoid the dreaded frostbite nipping at your toes, we've collected some of...
  • Best MTB layers to stay warm on winter rides
    06 Dec 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    What's a little rain, wind or snow when you're prepared? For those of you who are planning to ride through the colder wetter months of winter, you'll be gaining an advantage over your pals who stay sat on the sofa. But in order to get out when the weather isn't so kind, it's important to wear the right layers. This will make...
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    Wiggle's top 5 Christmas gifts for cyclists
    02 Dec 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    If you've got a cyclist to buy for this Christmas, you'll probably know that they can be a difficult bunch to buy for. We've put together a list of some of our favourite gifts for cyclists to inspire you. Thoughtful ideas specially selected for their usefulness as well as style. LifeLine Bike Tool Kit - 18 Piece Whether they're...