Turn Up The Heat With Warm Cycling Gear

By wearing cold-weather gear, there's no excuse not to get out on your bike this winter.

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Pearl Izumi Men’s P.R.O. Aero WxB Jacket

This race-fit and super-light jacket is waterproof, fast drying and contoured to move with you as you ride, with extra long sleeves for protection. $175, Pearlizumi.com

Pearl Izumi Men’s P.R.O. Thermal 3/4 Bib Tight

For chilly but not freezing days, a pair of three-quarter tights like this one provides more warmth around the vulnerable knees. $185, Pearlizumi.com

Pearl Izumi Women’s Prima Reverse Vest

A versatile item to add to your collection, this reversible vest—black on one side, six color options for the other — provides warmth and wind protection (recommended for temps between 20 and 30 degrees F). $120, Pearlizumi.com

Pearl Izumi Women’s Elite Thermal Jersey

This long-sleeve jersey combines moisture wicking with insulation thanks to a soft fleece interior. $120, Pearlizumi.com

Pearl Izumi Women’s Drop Tail Cycling Bib Tight

If it’s below 32 degrees F outside, these fleece-lined tights are your go-to defense against wind and water. $185, Pearlizumi.com

Louis Garneau Windtex Eco Flex 2 Gloves

These windproof gloves are a solid middle-ground option (use them when it’s somewhere between slightly chilly and freezing), with light padding and wicking properties. $40, Louisgarneau.com

Hincapie Women’s Arenberg Zero Jacket

The fitted yet flexible Arenberg Zero Jacket will shield you from mild wind and water, and has three big pockets for all your winter fueling needs. $200, Hincapie.com

Hincapie Women’s Arenberg Capri

The flat waistband of these insulated capris is extremely comfortable—even with a little extra off-season weight—and features a back zippered pocket.
$120, Hincapie.com

Giro Women’s Wind Jacket

For slightly brisk days, stash this new, thin Giro jacket in a back jersey pocket to use in chillier moments (available February 2014).
$200, Giro.com

Castelli Men’s Free Jacket

Prepare for the chill with this windproof, water-resistant yet breathable Castelli jacket, featuring a high collar for added warmth. $239, Castelli-cycling.com

Castelli Men’s Sorpasso Wind Bibtight

Best equipped for temps from 25–45 degrees F (according to Castelli), the Sorpasso tights have extra wind-shielding warmth around the thighs and knees. $189, Castelli-cycling.com

Castelli Diluvio Shoecover

You’ll be prepared for the wet and cold with these flexible shoe covers made of 3mm neoprene. $64, Castelli-cycling.com

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