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Embrace the cold weather with the right gear and our top tips
For many of us, winter means short days, cold temps and often-foul riding conditions. But that doesn't mean you have to stop riding!
Even if you can only sneak in a few short rides, getting out on the bike is almost always better than not riding at all. After all, science shows that cycling makes us happy.
Having the right clothing and gear makes all the difference as does getting your bike winter-ready and arming yourself with a few tips for cold weather riding.
Here at BikeRadar we're all about embracing the chilly season and so we have a collection of articles highlighting the best winter gear, tools and riding advice. You'll find links to them all below.
Articles Tagged winter-cycling:
How technical tops help keep you sweat-free
Effective but expensive solution
Highly effective and easy-to-use power-based training software
We test five front fenders to keep you cleaner this winter
Updated: Top options for urban and commuting bike lights
What to look for if you’re buying mitts for the worst weather conditions
Four tips for making the most from your cycling over the winter months
Cold, wet, snowy, dark — we can't get enough of riding in winter!
The five best cold-weather bib shorts for road cycling
Don’t let wintry weather keep you off your bike
Make the most of winter riding
Gear and tips to keep you going through the cold
The best cold-weather options, tested and reviewed
Short days, cold temps and snowy conditions don’t have to mean the end of outdoor riding
Swap to winter bike wheels and save your summer set from unnecessary abuse
Which tyres to put on your mountain bike this winter
All our top tips for cold weather riding in one article
Jackets that will keep you dry while keeping you cool
How to get ready for wet and salty roads
Keep warm and dry with our hard-won advice
Seek out new trails at night with the best MTB lights
A little TLC can make your old waterproofs feel good as new
Neither hot nor cold, we'll help you find the right clothing combo
Keep your hands warm while cycling
Big, broad light for no-compromise night-riding
Lighting you won't regret investing in
Be a dry and happy cyclist with our top outerwear choices
Your four best training options this winter
Reliable, well-designed lamp
Comfortable and well-equipped winter tights
Impressive lighting power
Warm and dry with a tidy profile and a glove-friendly design
Hi-tech, high performance option
Slim, well-featured option