How to choose Clothes for Cycling during Winter
When the lockdown was lifted in India, people went crazy towards fitness due to the weight gain during the lockdown. We all felt to adopt a new habit by waking up early in the morning and when we thought of morning fitness, the vintage cycling habit came across, and surely you have missed that joy of biking at a young age. It is obvious that cycles are the solution to our fitness and joy after the lockdown and with the work from home facilities provided by the companies. You all saved the time of commuting to the office and did spend time cycling in the summertime and clothes are not the concern during summer while you went for cycling. But do you know how to layer up yourself with the right clothes during winter? If not, this article is for you. Read on to know about the best cycling layers to wear in winter.
The foundation of your protection is your base clothes, you have to be very attentive when you are going with the base layers. You should take extra care because the base layers will be touching your skin, and you don’t want to get infections from artificial fabrics. When it comes to cycling, you should always go with merino wool that keeps you warm and healthy skin during the winters. It also helps you to wick sweat and also gives you extra comfort by its flexible nature, as it doesn’t make you feel you are wearing a skin-tight outfit.
The tights are very common and flexible for cycling on any occasion. The simple solution to keep you warm is to go for Lycra fabric material to keep you comfortable throughout the cycling session. It is not expensive and can be your cycling companion for a longer time, but wash it with the recommendation of the manufacturer guidelines.
Waterproof Jacket, Hat, Shoes & Gloves
During winter, it is very dangerous to expose your sensitive parts to weather. It is mandatory to protect your feet, hands by the cycling gears. Wear suitable jogger shoes to your feet along with cotton socks that help for easy cycling by protecting your feet from cold. Choose the woolen or cotton gloves for your cycle ride, only these two materials will give you comfort and a joyous ride in the winter morning. It is always said that listening to music while workouts boost your endurance and wearing a cool earphone while cycling helps you from cold. We all know winter makes us a little lazy, and music also help you to push for an extra mile while cycling.
There are other benefits of listening to your favourite songs and music while doing other works, we will come up with the benefits of listening to music in the next blog and you are welcome to mention your cycling hacks and stories after the lockdown in the comment section below.