Sportful have launched their 2017 Autumn/Winter range providing the right kit to see you through the harshest of weather conditions, providing great fit, comfort and durability. Here we take a look at the key pieces to look out for during the season, many of which will be worn by the two World Tour teams Sportful sponsor, Trek-Segafredo and Bahrain Merida.
26ers were the one and only option a few years ago. They were the size wheel that was standard on a mountain bike every one who owned a mtb had a 26 inch wheel. No one had anything else and no one thought any different until the 29er came out. A 29er is a larger size wheel that has a faster rolling speed.
As the frosty mornings draw in and the rain starts to spit, going for a cycle becomes much more of a chore than usual. You may have lost all motivation, or have been put off by the cold temperatures outside, but if you make sure that you’ve got a good quality cycling jacket then you'll have no problem hopping on the bike this winter!
Why is it that the first thing that freezes to death is your fingers, there is nothing worse that icy cold fingers that don't work. 'Slow motion finger syndrome' we like to call it. Even trying to undo a zip can be the hardest of tasks! See our top 5 picks for the perfect winter cycling glove here.