How to Bike in Bad Weather

A serious cyclist is ready for anything that the weather can throw at them. In this way, they must know how safely head out for a ride in rain, snow, heat, wind, or cold. Below are a few tips on how to cycle bike in bad weather.

In the Rain

To reduce the amount of water that thrown on you use the fenders.
Must wear a reflective gear so that the drivers will see you in their headlights.
Avoid getting sick by dressing appropriately to stay dry.
Avoid the rainbow-colored oil patches on the road this is slippery and can cause an accident.
On the turning corner be careful by putting your weight on the outside pedal, leaning your body instead of the bike.

In the Heat

To get the sweat away from your skin wear wicking clothes so that you don’t feel overheated.
Keep hydrated. Bring a bottle of water along with you and take a sip periodically.
Be careful on the road surface the heat can melt tarmac and cause areas to be slippery.
For your skin protection wear sunscreen to avoid skin cancer risks.
In the early morning or late in the evening is the best and better to cycling during the warmer months.

In the Cold

Must wear clothes appropriately by layering your clothing. Should wear thermal underwear underneath your clothing.
To protect your eyes wear glasses of goggles from the cold and help prevent eyes from watering from the lower temperatures.
Underneath your helmet wear a thin hat to prevent heat loss.
For feet, protection wears thick socks and shoes.

In the Snow

You need your tire to grip the snow and ice so you must adjust your tire choice.
Wear appropriate clothes for colder weather.
To help with clear visibility wear clear glasses and to keep snow out of your eyes.
For the clear visibility of other drivers use bright bike lights.
Also, wear a reflector on your clothing and on your bike so that drivers will see you.