How To Stay Warm Cycling In Winter

Published on October 24th 2018


We all know winter cycling, it can often be a cold wet experience and that’s in almost any corner of the globe. We give you our 7 tips that will help you make sure riding in winter is comfortable and therefore fun. Shop GCN Winter Kit: Pre-Order Your Casual Winter Jackets Now! Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Subscribe to GCN en Español: Submit your content with our new uploader: Join our Facebook community: How about we kick off with the obvious one first then? Dressing to stay warm. You can not possibly expect to head out in your summer gear and be warm. So wrap up! A good layering system of undergarments and outer layers will make it easier to adjust your temperature as you ride. To stay dry you’re going to need waterproof or water-resistant clothing. But these can sometimes become sweaty and make you just as wet from the inside. So, with that in mind, water-repellent clothing works well, as it is still breathable. Obviously, it isn’t going to cut it when the rain really comes down, but for showers, it will probably be quite good. Remember to stay hydrated, even in the winter. You may find this easier with warmer fluids, and you can even buy ‘thermos’ containers instead of bike bottles in the winter, to keep your fluid at the temperature you prefer. Or, even by consuming warmer fluids to give you a little temperature boost from inside. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GCN... Power & Strength Indoor Workout 📹 Music: Epidemic Sound Boom Bap Jazz 2 - Da Tooby Brooklyn Flava 2 - Mattias Andreasson Everyday Hustle - Matt Large Something's Missing - Matt Large Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /