4 Ways to Master Icy Rides

Once you get past the brisk temperatures and snow that come with winter cycling, one more hurdle often keeps cyclists inside: icy roads. It's not unreasonable to be nervous about riding over slick streets; in a 2013 survey of British bike commuters, it was found that slipping on ice was the leading cause of non-collision cycling injuries. But with the right gear and know-how--and a little extra planning--winter rides don't have to end at the doctor's office.

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Here are a few things to keep in mind:

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