The range of things to protect when Cycling against the wet and cold is huge, but in shape and color mostly on sportive cyclists and cyclist-oriented. So many winter cyclists are on the way to work rather in the cladding as a function of clothing on the way to the to see clearly even in the dark well of the winter uniforms of road workers. To be from November to March on the bike dressed is not a trivial matter and hardly one that would get out of Hand.

Hans-Heinrich Pardey

editor in the Department “technology and Motor”.

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a cyclist, his bike winterized, but also the unbedarf most Outdoor salesperson has, of course, immediately the onion peeling principle, the Council of Europe. Or whatever it’s called today: a “multi-layer Concept”. Behind it wisdom, that with or without the function of fibers and moisture transport from the inside to the outside several thin layers of clothes thanks to the in-between insulating layers of air to keep you snug and warm is not more than the rushes. As long as it’s not wet and windy at the same time, driving around with two or three air – permeable layers on the skin-very comfortable-top, where the body remains motionless, a more than to the diligent crank the legs. And if it should be in the fibers of nature, was and is wool better than cotton. Once, however, at low temperatures, the fog is not only the gods, cheek wet, but Cycling through and get wet without it raining properly, strikes the hour of the function fibers and membrane fabrics: Tight, but permeable for water vapor from the inside, let you warm and dry ride. Not really completely dry: Such allegations are fairy-tale Marketing; the hard body sweats under the slides just yet, stronger.

But let’s start at the very bottom on the floor of the facts: Everything Boots, with the feet to keep warm, should be about in ankle-height. Overshoes? Which is not really convenient to catch occasionally on the pedals, and if these are coming from China rubber boots with zipper, you can order confidently equal to two and a half sizes larger: in the usual Shoe size you get in not even with bare feet let alone with a Shoe. Have proven useful in several winters, Pinned-Pedal-bike-shoes from O’neal (about 70 Euro). You are absolutely tight and even at strict sub-zero temperatures is warm enough. The low-profile, soft sole, in which the Pins of a flat pedal, dig, is non-slip and also when you Go sufficiently flexible. It is around high and surrounds the foot like a tank.