Seven essential tips to get your bike ready for winter (video)

This video and the accompanying tips, below, will help you get your bike ready for winter and keep you cycling until spring finally makes an appearance

Months of riding in wet conditions can do some serious damage to your bike. To help make riding throughout the winter more pleasurable, whether you’re lucky enough to have a dedicated winter steed or are going to soldier through on your one main machine, here are seven ways to protect your bike from the bad weather:

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.