A little bit of cold weather is not enough to deter us from getting on our bikes. And we hope you are the same. With the right kit and of course attitude there is no reason not to ride in winter. In fact it is the perfect way to get your daily hit of exercise. You will be feeling alert and positive while your bleary eyed colleagues reach for another hit of caffeine.

It is imperative to be prepared though. And we have to say we are loving this fun infographic which functions of a daily pre-ride checklist (I have even printed this out and stuck it on my fridge - forgetting gloves seems to be my forte so I'll take all the help I can get on that front).

Cycle Safety winter infographic

This infographic was created by LV= Insurance

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