It just arrives one day. Two bottles the one day and then a small one seems enough. Fave jersey and suncream, thinnest gloves and short socks and then it’s just there! WTA…. It’s FREEZING! You scramble through the back of your cupboard for your winter gear only to realise you’re out in the cold. Never fear, we’ve put together some hot winter gear we suggest you add to your kit to keep you riding cosy right through winter.
100% Brisker Full Finger Gloves
TOUCHSCreen cycling sports Gloves
CASTELLI Perfetto Long Finger Glove
ED’S TIP: ALWAYS full finger gloves! No matter what season! You just have to hit the deck once to realise why.
MEN'S APEX LAMINA GILET Burgundy
FINNI Retro Turquoise STRIPE Gilet
RH77 BSE light Gilet black
ED’S TIP: The gilet is probably the most useful all weather garment as it can be used as a windbreaker when slightly chilly but can also can also be a game changer on a day that suddenly turns icy.
FIRST ASCENT Flex Arm Warmer
rh77 Thermal Arm Warmers black
Falke Unisex Black Uv Arm Sleeves
ED’S TIP: If your hands and your arms are warm you will generally have a pleasant ride. Make sure you have a good set of arm warmers which you can always take off on the fly if you get too hot.
CASTELLI Puro 3 long sleeve Jersey Red
FIRST ASCENT Men's Element Thermal Jersey
Santini Ladies Winter Long Sleeve Jersey
ED’S TIP: A warm trunk is vital on those winter rides. Look for fabrics that wick away and dry quickly so as not to cool you down.
MEN'S MERINO BASELAYER DARK GREY
WOMEN'S PECORA LONG SLEEVE MERINO JERSEY
Core Merino Nuyarn Long Sleeve Tee
ED’S TIP: Merino is the bomb for winter. Natural fibre, doesn’t get smelly, breathes and is super toasty. It can be used as a base layer or as a great natural fibre garment.
SPECIALIZED Women's Trail SWAT™ Jacket
MEN'S VINDEX CYCLING JACKET/GILET
INDOLA mens basic rain jacket
ED’S TIP: A wind breaker and a waterproof jacket are normally quite different. Keeping completely dry means a heavier garment that may not be easily stowed. The Ciovita Vindex is easily transformed into a Gilet on the fly, so the best of both worlds.
SPECIALIZED Women's RThermal Bib Tights
CASTELLI Entrata Men's Bibtight
Santini Totum Knee Warmers
ED’S TIP: Full longs mostly for your road training but the mid-leg or knee-warmers are normally more than enough for winter mud sessions.
Falke Pedal Pressure Free Cycling Socks
WINTER Merino Socks Navy blue
Assos Unisex Black Ultraz Winter Socks
ED’S TIP: Once again Merino winter socks are amazing, super comfortable and comfort will always trump material – so try them on!
HEAD & NECK
MERINO MIDWEIGHT COLLAR VITATUBE
CASTELLI Pro Thermal Women's Skully
Halo Headband Anti-Freeze pullover
ED’S TIP: You lose most of your heat through your head so it makes perfect sense to put something on your pip. Keeping your ears and neck warm is an added bonus.