Winter gear checklist

Cold and wet winters require a different approach to riding. Feast your eyes on some essentials to use during the current winter season.

 

Assos is widely known for their superior Swiss made products. This stylish ASSOS MILLE GT WIND JACKET is windproof, water repellent and made
from a lightweight woven fabric.
RRP R2 250

www.cwcycles.co.za

 

 

Baselayers are perfect if you would still like to show your friends that brand new cycling shirt. This UNDER ARMOUR COLDGEAR BASELAYER will keep you warm while the moisture wicking fabric will ensure you stay comfortable.
RRP R1 023
www.underarmour.com/en-za

 

Knee warmers are a thing! If a full-length leg warmer is a tad much, rather opt for these BONTRAGER THERMAL KNEE WARMERS. Engineered to trap body heat and wick moisture, they’re ideal for your next winter mission.
RRP R749

www.trekbikes.com

 

 

Arm warmers are the perfect addition if you don’t want to ride with a full winter jacket. The FIRST ASCENT FLEX ARM WARMERS are made from a thermal spandex fleece and they are fitted with a gripper elastic to stop them from moving around while riding.
RRP R399
www.firstascent.co.za

 

You’ll need all the light you can during your early morning rides. This GIANT NUMEN FRONT LIGHT features 330 lumens and can be recharged via a Micro USB.
RRP R580
www.bike-addict.co.za

 

Reflective arm or knee warmers are there to keep you warm and increase your visibility whilst riding. Safe My Mate is a proudly South African company who are helping the less fortunate by donating a percentage of each sale to the Safe My Mate charity/foundation and this will then be used to sponsor helmets for those who need them.
RRP R215 (ARM WARMERS),
R345 (KNEE WARMERS)
www.safemymate.com or e-mail
info@safemymate.com

 

This one is for the ladies! A 4 in 1 all-weather winter-proof jacket which features an integrated LED light for additional visibility. The ENDURA WOMENS LUMINITE JACKET is covered with high visibility reflective inserts as well as a fully seam sealed compact two-layer waterproof breathable fabric.
RRP R1 530
www.chainreactioncycles.com

 

If you can’t stand riding with tights or long pants, but you also don’t like freezing your knees off, then these CASTELLI LEGWARMERS are for you. They feature extra warm Thermoflex soft fleece fabric and have an elastic gripper to help them stay in place.
RRP R890
www.bike-addict.co.za

 

A rear light is as important as having one attached to your handlebar. These BONTRAGER FLARE LIGHTS might be small in size, but they pack a bright punch. The 35 lumens will provide up to 400m of visibility while it’s also easily recharged via a micro USB.
RRP R599
www.trekbikes.com

 

Warm hands mean you grip your handlebar better. These GIRO DND GLOVES are made from synthetic leather to aid durability. The upper is made from a four-way moisture-wicking breathable mesh and the fingertips are reinforced for hard-wearing durability.
RRP R550
www.cwcycles.co.za

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