More and more cyclists stay in the saddle in winter too. Both the German Bicycle Club (ADFC) and the German Automobile Association (ADAC) have already reported this. What tips and tricks can help?
especially with the right clothing, winter cycling loses much of its terror. "good breathable, rain-repellent and windproof sportswear is relatively expensive, but it definitely makes sense," says ADAC spokesman Jurgen grieving.
They are part of the standard products of the most popular brands for cycling clothing. So-called pogies are somewhat unusual. These are handlebar gaiters that keep you warm like thick gloves, says bischoff. However, because cyclists grip the handlebars with their bare hands, their fingers remain free for better braking and gear changing.