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Tag: Cycling in Winter

  • prep-your-road-shoes-for-winter

    Prep Your Road Shoes For Winter

    The warm weather is behind us for now. With every degree the mercury drops, the temptation of staying home on the couch grows. You’ve only got one pair of road shoes and getting cold feet on a ride is your biggest deterrent.

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    It’s Okay to Take It Slow in Winter

    Winter’s cold temperatures make it hard to get motivated to go riding. Pushing yourself on the bike in frigid temperatures is a challenge when you’re repeatedly tempted to stay in bed or plunk down on the couch with a hot drink and a good movie…

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    Winter Cycling Advice from “The Cold Kids”

    The winter months are here, and when the temperature starts to drop, it can take a strong person to work up the motivation to leave the house, let alone go for a cycle. Nevertheless, more and more cyclists are opting to explore the thrill of…

  • brace-yourself-winter-is-coming-yet-again

    Brace Yourself, Winter Is Coming Yet Again

    One should never underestimate the winter months, especially when you want to get on your bike and do what you do in summer. Cycling in winter is just as hard as writing anything new on the topic. But so you won’t get bored, this time…

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    Fueling that Cold Winter Ride

    As you would expect, cycling in winter requires different fuel for your body than when the weather is more temperate. For starters, you need more calories and less fluid, because you’ll be perspiring less, and therefore losing less water, and you’ll be working harder, because…

  • how-to-avoid-crashing-in-winter

    How to Avoid Crashing in Winter

    If you are riding your bike this winter, you should be aware that the cold is probably the least of your worries – if only because there are relatively simple solutions to combatting the cold when you ride. Winter is also the most dangerous of…

  • 8-tips-for-managing-warmth-on-cold-winter-rides

    8 Tips for Managing Warmth on Cold Winter Rides

    Yes, there are high-tech turbo trainers, Zwift, and many other inventions that make indoor training fun and realistic but nothing beats the adventure of real winter outdoors cycling. If you’re one of those who want to keep cycling year-round, here are a few essential tips…

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    Indulge Your E-Bike with Special Winter Care

    With cold weather and shortening daylight, many riders quit cycling and change their bike for another means of transport. If you follow several basic rules, though, you can enjoy riding an e-bike throughout the whole winter. We asked keen e-biker Richard Gasperotti to share his…

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    Hypothermia May Go Unnoticed When Cycling in the Cold

    New research suggests that exercising makes it harder to notice drops in core body temperature in a cold environment. This has implications for cycling and other sports done in colder climates such as running, hiking, skiing, and even swimming.