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How to Survive Winter Behind the Ride

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In this episode of Behind the Ride I thought I’d take a look at some of the ways I “try” to survive winter, a time of the year I particularly struggle with. From bike set-up to staying visible and some key items of kit that I’ve found particularly useful. I hope it helps you be safe, seen and comfortable during the darker months of the year.

Bike Kit List:

Bike: Cannondale SuperX

Wheels: Mavic Allroad Pro

Tyres: Mavic Yksion Elite Allroad XL

Lighting: Exposure Lights Trace, TraceR and Strada SB

Clothing Kit List:

Mavic Cosmic Pro Soft-Shell Vision Jacket

Mavic Vision App (available for smart phone in app store)

Mavic Vision Vest

Mavic Vision Gloves

Mavic Cosmic Pro Thermo Bib-Short

Mavic Essential Neck Warmer

Mavic Cosmic Neck Warmer

Winter aside, the summer is what we all really dream of! Why not join The Col Collective this summer for a cycling tour in the French Pyrénées, Dolomites and Italian Alps. For more details visit The Col Collective Cycling Tours.

Stay well, ride safe and thank you for watching.

Mike Cotty

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