6 Winter Activities for Cyclists

The days of three-hour bike rides under a warm, cloudless sky are coming to an end. Cold weather has already swept into many towns and the rain, sleet and snow is right behind it—if it's not there already.

The cold and snow can make it nearly impossible to get outside and train. You can bundle up with booties, balaclavas, thermal tights and heavy jackets, but you don't want your cycling workouts to become a chore, and hate your bike by February.

To combat the limitations that winter brings, there are some alternative exercises to bike training. While they don't mimic the exact pedaling motion, they can help maintain fitness without riding.

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