In need of riding inspiration this winter? Here are 16 ways to keep your motivation high while the temperatures are low

As chilly breezes replace the warm summer air, the inclination to ride naturally begins to ebb. Here are 16 ways to approach winter with more enthusiasm

Image shows a cyclist riding through the winter.
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Depending how you organise your cycling year, winter is either a welcome part of your season when you have some fun with your fitness, taking part in cyclocross races and spirited weekend rides with friends, or it’s a time when your motivation dips and your training begins to tail off as you lament the falling temperatures.

In the latter case, the risk is you’ll have a lot of catching up to do come spring. So how to stay motivated to keep riding?

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