Winter Cycling Articles

Cold weather and unpredictable conditions shouldn't mean you're confined to the indoor trainer for the winter. Follow the advice in these articles to keep your wheels rolling all year long.

Why I Bike in Cold Weather--And How You Can Too

Why I Bike in Cold Weather--And How You Can Too

Sick of staring at the same wall while pedaling for hours on the indoor trainer? Expand your horizons with these tips and gear choices for winter cycling.

Be Prepared for the Elements During Winter Riding

Be Prepared for the Elements During Winter Riding

If the weather is putting a damper on your enthusiasm for riding this winter, maybe it's because you're not prepared! Update your winter-riding gear and you'll be ready to face the chill.

4 Winter Riding Tips

4 Winter Riding Tips

Don't let the cool winter weather keep you off your bike. Here are four tips to help you manage your layers, keep your feet warm and stay hydrated so you can survive a winter riding.

Cold-Weather Riding: Tips to Stay Warm on the Bike

Cold-Weather Riding: Tips to Stay Warm on the Bike

Winter weather is here. Consequently, we may not be as prepared for the cold onslaught as we should be. Here are some tips on how to dress properly and stay warm on the bike.

Cold Weather Riding

Cold Weather Riding

It is when people don't think of the weather as cold that there is a higher risk for problems. Windy or wet conditions, no matter the temp, can be dangerous for cyclists. Use this advice to prepare for the elements.

Winterize Your Cycling Wardrobe to Enjoy Rides in the Cold

Winterize Your Cycling Wardrobe to Enjoy Rides in the Cold

Sometimes it can be as tricky to avoid overheating as it is to stay warm. Smart selections about how you dress can make your winter cycling enjoyable.

Winter Bikes: Building the Perfect Beast

Winter Bikes: Building the Perfect Beast

Saddle time in the winter is essential for a good start to next season. So how do you outfit a bike to be both durable and practical to your off-season training?

Pearl Izumi Winter Gear: Make Cold Weather Riding Enjoyable

Pearl Izumi Winter Gear: Make Cold Weather Riding Enjoyable

For those that live in relatively mild climates, winter is an excellent time to get outside and enjoy the cooler temperatures with the appropriate gear. Here are a few key accessories from Pearl Izumi.

When the Temperature Drops, Remember to Drink Up

When the Temperature Drops, Remember to Drink Up

For the hearty winter cyclist, proper hydration is almost an afterthought. But contrary to this belief, fluid replacement during the cold months is as important as it is during the summer.

How to Survive Cycling in the Winter

How to Survive Cycling in the Winter

Let's face it: it's cold out there. But that doesn't have to stop you from getting on your bike. Good preparation and a bit of patience can be the start of you making habit out of winter riding.

Embrace the Season: 5 Tips for Winter Cycling

Embrace the Season: 5 Tips for Winter Cycling

Now that cold winter weather has settled into most parts of the country, it's time to break out the trainer, turn on the TV and sweat the hours away, right? Not necessarily. These five tips will help keep you on the road all winter long.

If You Can Ride in Mud, You Can Ride in Snow

If You Can Ride in Mud, You Can Ride in Snow

As you head to the mountains to go skiing this winter you just may see people with mountain bikes on their racks as well as skis. Winter mountain biking is growing as rapidly as snowshoeing did in the early 1990s.

Intro to Bike Lights: A Safety Tool for All Seasons

Intro to Bike Lights: A Safety Tool for All Seasons

It's imperative for cyclists who ride in the dark to have lights--often it's the law. Here's how you can increase the odds a car will see you, and that you'll see the pothole, root or whatever lies in your path.

Nathan Reflective Gear for Cyclists and Runners

Nathan Reflective Gear for Cyclists and Runners

Whether you're riding home from work in winter or out on a late-day training ride in summer, staying visible is important. Try these three reflective offerings from Nathan Sports.

Strategy Guide and Gear List for Winter Riding

Strategy Guide and Gear List for Winter Riding

Try these tips and gear suggestions to stay motivated to ride and increase your cycling comfort when it's cold.

10 Tips From Hard-Core Bike Commuters

10 Tips From Hard-Core Bike Commuters

Want to start bike commuting, but don't know how to make the change? Two hard-core riders offer advice on weathering your two-wheel trip to work.

Cold-Weather Riding: Winter Doesn't Mean Just Staying Inside

Cold-Weather Riding: Winter Doesn't Mean Just Staying Inside

The mere thought of training when it is cold and windy may discourage many cyclists. But with the right approach to the weather, training during this season can be both beneficial and enjoyable.

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