Learn all about how to get your bike ready for safe winter cycling, and how to protect your bike against extreme weather conditions. We include information on choosing the right bike for winter cycling, how to service your bike for extreme weather cycling, and how to choose the right components for your bike for winter cycling.
Here are links to our best and most popular posts about cold weather cycling. Whether you are planning to get your bike ready for winter, wondering if you should buy that super-bright flashing bike light (spoiler … maybe hold off on that one), or wondering how you are going to stay warm and dry on your bike, we have you covered! Our most popular winter cycling posts include advice on how to cycle safely in winter, how to dress for winter cycling, which waterproof panniers to use to protect your stuff, how to use bike lights without annoying other cyclists, and how to get your bike ready for winter.
At this time of the year, it’s time to start thinking about how we are going to be comfortable cycling through fall and winter. Luckily, we have lots of posts to help you with that. Check out our most popular posts about cycling in cold weather …
This post provides tips for keeping your feet warm and dry for winter cycling. It’s not easy, but it can be done with proper planning and the right gear. Post includes tips on some cheap gear that helps to keep your feet warm – and also recommends FREE items that will help keep your feet dry – you already have these, but you might not have thought of wearing them on your feet!
Tips for dressing for winter cycling! This post explains how to dress in layers and keep your core, head, hands, feet and other parts warm and dry for comfy, safe, winter cycling.
This is a review of my all-time favorite waterproof cycling jacket, the Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Waterproof Cycling Jacket. This jacket has it all, in terms of construction, features, and design.
Guide to the 3 different kinds of cycling jackets – fleece, softshell and hardshell. This post explains the differences between these 3 kinds of cycling jackets, to help you choose the right jacket for your current needs.
5 compelling motivations to keep you cycling through the winter. It can be hard to stay motivated and keep cycling when the days are long and cold. Check out these 5 motivations to help you keep on cycling, so you can keep on experiencing the many mental and physical health benefits of cycling.
This in-depth post is about how to choose great waterproof cycling pants. It explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling pants, and explains all aspects that you should consider to make the best choice of waterproof cycling pants.
This is a review of an ingenious new cycling balaclava that recently launched successfully on KickStarter, the made-in-the-USA Weatherneck System Balaclava. Inventor Brian Davis has produced a superbly practical and comfortable cycling balaclava.
Here are quick links to our Best Posts about Winter Cycling. Check them out – we’ve tried to cover all of the most important issues and questions about winter cycling.
This in-depth post explains how waterproofness and breathability work in waterproof cycling jackets, and explains all important aspects of these jackets, so that you will know how to choose the best waterproof cycling jacket! Includes how the fabric in waterproof cycling jackets works, and the technology behind creating fabrics that are both breathable and waterproof, as developed by Gore-Tex. All of this will help you to make the best choice of waterproof cycling jacket for your needs.
How to use bike reflectors to be more visible to other road users at night. This is a cheap and easy way to make cycling in the dark safer – just invest in a little reflective tape! You could save your life for ten dollars.
Here are our top 10 tips for winter cycling. Winter cycling can be challenging, especially if you live in a climate that gets both cold AND wet. However, comfortable winter cycling is possible and even enjoyable, with careful planning and a little expense.
Every cyclist should have a good windproof cycling balaclava to keep their head warm in fall and winter. Here are the key issues to take into account to help you choose the best cycling balaclava.
Winter cycling can be challenging, especially if you live in a climate that gets both cold AND wet. However, safe winter cycling is possible and even enjoyable, with careful planning and a little expense. Comfortable, safe winter cycling comes down to preparing your bike, preparing yourself, and having the right equipment. Here is a complete guide to safe winter cycling.
Gore-Tex cycling gloves are a top-of-the-line product. They are billed as waterproof cycling gloves – but will they keep your hands dry when you are cycling in the rain? These are top quality gloves, and are the closest to waterproof cycling gloves I have found so far.
The Gore Bike Wear Paclite Shell is a waterproof, windproof hardshell cycling jacket. It’s a classy, good-looking Gore-Tex jacket that does what you need it to do – it keeps you dry, so you can laugh at the elements. And the more you wash it, the better it gets. This jacket will keep you dry for years.. Get yourself one!
Gore Bike Wear Countdown GT Jacket is a great cycling jacket! I even wear it when I’m NOT cycling, because it keeps me dry and visible. On the bike, my Gore Bike Wear jacket provides a waterproof, accommodating, comfy outer shell, making it an excellent investment for bike commuters planning to bike through rainy seasons. Its comfort fit also makes it a good choice for mountain bikers.