Get Your Bike Ready For Winter

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Feb 10, 2014
  • Updated Mar 9, 2016 at 4:02 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.


Blackburn Dirt Merchant Rear

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

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