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How to go biking in winter without freezing

It’s cold outside? You don’t need to be shivering. If you combine functional clothing well, you’re guaranteed to stay dry and warm – from head to toe and in any weather.

Whether on the road or in the forest, if you're planning to go cycling in winter, you need to wear warm and functional clothing. Follow the same rule as for winter sports: Layer up! Wear as many thin layers as possible instead of just one thick jumper.

The first layer is your functional underwear. Go for materials such as merino wool and polyester. They transport moisture to the outside any keep your skin dry. Seamless underwear is more comfortable to wear and doesn’t cause pressure points.

The second layer is the so-called mid layer. Your cycling jersey is a good option. If it gets colder, you can wear a thin sports sweater instead. This layer helps you stay warm and dry.

The third layer is the outer layer. It protects you from wind, rain and cold. Softshell jackets are breathable, which is a great advantage, but they're not suitable for wet conditions. Double or even 3-layer jackets will keep you dry, even in pouring rain or snowstorms. For very wintry conditions, jackets with insulation lining are great. Waterproof and windproof gloves and socks will make sure your hands and feet stay warm. When it comes to winter shoes, make sure your bike pants cover the cuffs and no cold air or water can get in.

Road cycling

Under Helmet Warmer
CHF 17.60
Proviz Under Helmet Warmer

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  • Elite Escape Softshell (S)
  • Elite Escape Softshell (S)
Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Softshell (S)

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Blackcomb Evolution Warm LS (L)
odlo Blackcomb Evolution Warm LS (L)
With the Blackcomb Evolution Warm Longsleeve Odlo offers a functional baselayer, which protects the upper body perfectly against icy cold.
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  • Elite Escape AmFIB (L)
  • Elite Escape AmFIB (L)
CHF 180.–
Pearl Izumi Elite Escape AmFIB (L)

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  • E-Glove 2 (9, L)
  • E-Glove 2 (9, L)
  • E-Glove 2 (9, L)
CHF 159.–
Racer E-Glove 2 (9, L)
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  • Bike Winter medium (45, 46, 47)
  • Bike Winter medium (45, 46, 47)
  • Bike Winter medium (45, 46, 47)
CHF 23.90
X-Socks Bike Winter medium (45, 46, 47)
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  • Ksyrium Pro Thermo (43.33)
  • Ksyrium Pro Thermo (43.33)
  • Ksyrium Pro Thermo (43.33)
–23%
CHF 128.–instead of 165.–1
Mavic Ksyrium Pro Thermo (43.33)

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Biking

Winterhat Windblock
CHF 20.40
BBB Winterhat Windblock

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  • Downpour LT (M)
  • Downpour LT (M)
  • Downpour LT (M)
CHF 272.–
Fox Downpour LT (M)

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  • Thermal Tight (M)
  • Thermal Tight (M)
1 of 3 remaining
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Pearl Izumi Thermal Tight (M)

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Ambient Glove (L)
CHF 58.50
Giro Ambient Glove (L)

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Mid Pole (43, 44, 45, 46)
ION Bike Mid Pole (43, 44, 45, 46)

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Celsius 2 GTX (42)
CHF 225.–
Northwave Celsius 2 GTX (42)

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  • Lenny (M)
  • Lenny (M)
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Ribcap Lenny (M)

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  • Cyclist II Jacket  Padded (L)
  • Cyclist II Jacket  Padded (L)
  • Cyclist II Jacket  Padded (L)
Vaude Cyclist II Jacket Padded (L)

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  • Base Layer Thermo Shirt Long (M)
  • Base Layer Thermo Shirt Long (M)
  • Base Layer Thermo Shirt Long (M)
GORE BIKE WEAR Base Layer Thermo Shirt Long (M)

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  • Dark Jacket 3.2 (L, M)
  • Dark Jacket 3.2 (L, M)
CHF 38.20
Wowow Dark Jacket 3.2 (L, M)

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  • Siberian Pants (L)
  • Siberian Pants (L)
Craft Siberian Pants (L)

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  • Verbier Handschuhe (10.5)
  • Verbier Handschuhe (10.5)
CHF 56.90
Roeckl Verbier Handschuhe (10.5)

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GTX Active CF (42, 43, 44, 45)
Löffler GTX Active CF (42, 43, 44, 45)

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User Anonymous

When I was in my 20's, I put on layers and layers to battle the cold to do my training. Now that I'm 50, the best way I've found to beat the cold is to wait for the weather to warm back up again. It works every time!

10.12.2017
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User martinfreshy

or with the excellent turbo and smart trainers available there is no need to leave the house :D

11.12.2017
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