With a little planning and the right choice in gear, cold-weather riding can actually be very enjoyable.
We trawled through the range of Bontrager’s cold-weather riding gear and picked out a collection of their finest jackets, warmers, gloves, socks and baselayers available now.
Bontrager Vella Women’s Thermal Glove
We just love these multi purpose thermal gloves to keep you warm on the bike or when running errands. The seamless palm improves comfort and the longer cuff will keep you warm no matter what the weather.
Bontrager Race 5″ Wool Cycling Socks
A long (13cm) Merino Wool sock to keep you toasty from autumn, through winter and well into spring. The extra length helps when layering with leg warmers and is on trend for mountain or road riding.
Bontrager Thermal Knee Warmer
As a rule of thumb, when the temperature dips under 20° you should consider using warmers to protect your knees. With a left / right specific design for comfort and an inner gripper to keep them in position these unisex thermal knee warmers will keep you warm and dry.
Bontrager Circuit Windshell Cycling Gloves
A windproof, water-resistant and lightweight glove with silicone inserts to improve grip in wet conditions. Thermal inserts and longer cuffs will keep you warm and comfortable when the weather is iffy. You will love the touchscreen compatible finger tips.
Bontrager Sonic Windshell Women’s Glove
Made from a light, wind-proof and water-resistant fabric, the Sonic uses a simple pull-on closure system. The cushioning fusion GelFoam will keep you comfortable on the bike and the silicone grip improves safety.
Bontrager Velocis Long-Sleeve Thermal Cycling Jersey
For long or short rides this thermal long-sleeved jersey, in a fitted cut, is the business. Why? – because the full length zip, breathable fabric and three open pockets is all you need to keep on stomping no matter the weather.
Bontrager Circuit Windshell Cycling Jacket
Take the nip out of the air with this lightweight windshell which is absolutely crucial for out of summer rolls. The cut is semi-fitted with a drop-tail design and adjustable hem cord. We love the reflective detailing and it’s water repellent properties.
Bontrager S1 Softshell Shoe Covers
A softshell water resistant and wind-proof booties for the chilliest South African winter rides. The S1 shoe cover fits dial or buckle closure systems on your road or mountain bike shoes. If your chilly season rides are mostly on the road then checkout the high visibility yellow option. We promise you these will change the way you feel about riding when the temperature is below 10°.
Bontrager Vella Convertible Windshell Women’s Jacket
A lightweight and water repellent fabric jacket with removable sleeves so you can wear it as a vest. The Vella has a zipped rear pocket which is ideal for stowing the sleeves and a relaxed fit for improved comfort.
Bontrager Thermal Arm Warmer
Thermal arm warmers are the staple of any seasoned riders gear collection. Available in four sizes, the Profila Thermal fabric traps in heat and wicks out moisture. You will love the soft, comfortable feel of the jacquard gripper which stops the warmers from sliding down.
Bontrager Circuit Softshell Cycling Jacket
The fit is flattering and the fabric has stretch for that un-restricted feel. This jacket is ideal for layering up or layering down for road riding or shredding the trails right through winter. A little thermal fabric around the cuffs and armpits improves breathability.
Bontrager Windshell Skull Cap
Many seasoned riders can brave the coldest of conditions – but when their ears are frozen – they turn and head home. Made from a Profila Thermal fabric, this skull cap traps in the warmth and wicks away moisture to keep you rolling in comfort.
Bontrager Circuit Stormshell Cycling Jacket
When it’s raining cats and dogs – this is the one. The beauty of this Stormshell is it’s lightweight feel with maximum waterproof rating – Bontrager’s highest. Available in four sizes and two colour options.
Bontrager Thermal Cycling Headband
Because cold ears are so last year! The thermal fabric is both moisture wicking and fast drying to keep you warm and the low profile design is designed to fit under your helmet. Long hair? – no stress, this headband has a pony tail port to keep things fitting and feeling great.
Santini Trek-Segafredo Team Lifestyle Hoodie
A heavy cotton construction by Santini to keep you looking like a World Tour proffie on your off days. The semi-fitted cut with full length zipper and hoodie will keep you warm and relaxed.
Bontrager Windshell Cycling Toe Cover
When temperatures drop below 15° these toe covers promise to change your bike ride for the better! Made from a windshell material they shelter your toes from the cold. Suitable for road or the trails. Once you have tried them you will wonder how you ever rode through winter without them.