Top tips for cycling in winter

While the arrival of winter can present a number of challenges for cyclists, from slippery roads to decreased visibility, the season change shouldn’t prevent you from continuing to ride.

Around half of Slough’s cyclists ride all year round, no matter what the weather conditions. Many of the borough’s riders also use their bike as their main form of transport.

So to help all you keen cyclists during these colder months, read our tips and advice for staying safe and prepared while on your bikes in and around the borough. While some have a bike they specifically ride during winter, kitted out especially for the season, you don’t have to necessarily do that, as the below changes can be just as effective.