Keeping your fingers and toes warm on a winter ride can be the difference between enjoyment and just wanting to get home. A good pair of overshoes can help keep your feet toasty and allow you to carry on riding in the worst of the winter weather
Second perhaps only to numb fingers, getting cold toes is a sure fire way to ruin any winter ride. As the temperature drops towards zero, it’s essential to keep your toes warm and the best way to do that is with a decent pair of overshoes.
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There are several features to take into account when choosing the best pair of overshoes for you: chiefly the conditions you are likely to be using them in. If the temperature is unlikely to get too cold, you won’t need 4mm thick sub-zero booties. If where you live only sees rain once a year, maybe don’t worry too much about the waterproofing.
Our pick of the best cycling overshoes
If, like us, you do the majority of your riding under the constant threat of rain, a fair threat of snow and likely freezing temperatures then a set of all-round cycling overshoes that will keep out the elements and keep you riding is essential.