Tech round up: Fizik Artica GTX shoes, Le Col Thermal Cargo bib shorts, Rapha Pro Team Long Sleeve Gore-Tex Infinium jersery and Spoon Customs Sestriere Scandium road bike

Winter jerseys, bibs and shoes...and a bike made of fancy metal

October tech products featured include Fizik Artica GTX shoes and Le Col Thermal Cargo bib shorts
(Image credit: Rapha / Spoon Customs / Le Col / Fizik)

Astronomically speaking winter doesn’t actually begin this year until December 21. But as cyclists we know this can’t really be true; an early ride on most November mornings will have us wrapped up like an Egyptian mummy as we head out into the lanes, wondering why on earth we didn’t just stay in bed. 

By the time late December comes around we’ve either hardened to the task or decided that the turbo trainer isn’t quite as laborious as we sometimes pretend.

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