I went for a bike ride this afternoon. Apart from the fact that I was truly sh*te.. indeed hardcore sh*te, I was absolutely frozen.. I had four layers on top, my fleecy winter running leggings and a double lined sock. The only warm part was my hands as I was wearing ski gloves...! My neck and shoulders particularly suffered from the cold and the tips of my ears are still frozen...
What do you wear to keep warm...?
I start with a wicking base layer. Then add some winter long cycling bibs that also give warmth to my body. Socks I wear some 1000 mile running socks with sealskins ove the top. Then add a Lewiskit technical top and a Berghaus waterproof and I'm almost there. Extremities get some Marmotte windproof gloves and the head gets a Nike dri-fit skull cap to cover my ears.
Top tip from me.....I find my forearms get bl00dy freezing while out on a winter cycle. Which in turn makes my hands not work.
You can buy sleeve things.....for about a tenner.
Instead get an old pair of socks, cut a hole in the toe area...and hey presto, some arm warmers!
Do you not have any style nick?
Some good tips there.. thanks.
Hmm.. maybe its just me then.. or maybe its because I am hardcore sh*te on the bike..
hmmm. I think I might have invented a new word.
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