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Get Your Bike Ready For Winter

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Feb 10, 2014
  • Updated Feb 13, 2014 at 4:18 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker


Prep your bike to survive winter with three affordable pieces of gear.

While a trainer can help preserve your fitness through a tough winter, riding outdoors is the best way to stay in touch with your handling skills (and to save your sanity). For less than the cost of a training DVD series, you can ready your ride for the weather still ahead.

Fenders

Blackburn Dirt Merchant Rear
$25, Blackburndesign.com

Save the back of your jersey—and the faces of your riding buddies—from getting sprayed with road muck. This solid rear fender straps around a seat post in just a few seconds, so it can be easily removed for dry days.

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FILED UNDER: Bike / Gear & Tech

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at Ahersh@competitorgroup.com.

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