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    How to conquer the Festive 500 in six easy steps
    24 Nov 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    What is Festive 500? Now coming into its 13th year for December 2023, 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 cycling reflectives
    11 Oct 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Reflective cycling kit makes you more visible to other road users in low light and can help you to avoid accident. We've picked out some of the top reflective cycling kit of 2023 to help you to build your winter cycling outfit. Gone are the days of boil-in-the bag neons. Today's wide choice of reflective and hi viz cycling kit means you...
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    What do I need for a gravel bike adventure?
    26 Sep 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you're going on an all-day off-road adventure or you're planning to take your gravel bike on an epic bike packing tour, we can't think of a more fun way to explore the roads less travelled. Here's our guide to getting started with gravel biking. Tap here for gravel adventure kit at Wiggle Why is gravel riding so popular? In...
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    WIN a training weekend with CAMS Basso UCI Cycling Team
    25 Feb 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Here's your chance to ride with the pros. We're offering you the chance to WIN a weekend with UCI Women's Cycling Team CAMS Basso , thanks to team kit sponsor Alé . To celebrate International Women's Day, and the road cycling season getting underway, we're offering you the chance to win an unforgettable weekend with the UCI...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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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...