Think of the word “cumulus” and you’d be likely to think of clouds, the light and puffy ones that look like cotton wool. This soft plushness is exactly what ASICS aims to capture with its GEL-Cumulus series of footwear. The GEL-Cumulus is now in its sixteenth variation with each variation getting lighter and more comfortable. There’s always loads to say about run footwear – from the tread, to the colours and fabrics. But if we could only shout about two key features of the ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16, what would they be?
Allow me to set the scene… You spend five days of the week following a training plan so the you have two days that are a bit less structured. You usually take a rest day, but the weather’s too good to miss. Or maybe you usually do a long cycle or a run but frankly, you’re just a bit bored with the same old, same old. It needs to be easy so that you’re ready your structured training but hard enough to at least make your legs feel alive. Oh and it has to be fun! You go through your options: Swimming? The gym? Meh. The solution? A run/ circuit mash up.
Team Wiggle Honda is our very own sponsored cycling team. We are very proud to have such a talented roster of riders representing our company, so when we heard that Team Wiggle Honda has signed Italian time trial champion Elisa Longo Borghini – we thought it was #goodstuff!
Sheridan Brown is a Wiggle customer who recently purchased a Blueseventy women’s Helix westuit and awarded it a 5 star rating. Wiggle got in touch with Sheridan to find out a bit more about how she’s been getting on with her new wetsuit.
Compression is big in the sporting world, having made itself known as a performance-enhancing, recovery-promoting tool. There are plenty of brands to choose from but one of Wiggle’s bestselling brands is 2XU. We’re the first to note that compared to others, 2XU is not cheap. But when it comes to sports kit it’s not about price, it’s about what works – it’s about #goodstuff. This is what makes 2XU such a hit!
Brooks England is one of Wiggle’s best loved and most prestigious brands – Wiggle competition winner Norman Grieve won a chance to go to the Brooks Factory and learn more about the dedicated people behind the brand. He was accompanied by Wiggle’s parts buyer Thomas Dibley - Enjoy!
Wiggle has been crowned the BikeBiz online store of the year for 2014! The cycle industry’s premier awards event was held on Wednesday evening at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Birmingham. A total of 18 awards were handed out to retailers, distributors, brands and service providers.
Mizuno prides itself on its detailed approach to product technology and development. This passion and focus is why Mizuno produces some of the best run kit that money can buy. But as much as we love that Mizuno’s technologies keep our feet and bodies comfortable, trying to understand it all makes our heads hurt! So we’re here to make it a bit easier.
Yep, it’s that time of year; this morning it was noticeably darker and colder: autumn has arrived. For some Team Wiggle members that means the start of the off-season, for others their racing continues in new and exciting disciplines. Here’s the latest…
Team Wiggle Honda rider Dani King has signed on the dotted line to extend her contract till the end of 2015! The 23 year old rider will continue to ride as both a track and road rider as she aims to defend her Olympic title in Rio in 2016.