The clocks went back and the weather's on the turn. That can only mean one thing: it's time to make sure you're ready to ride through the winter.
Lucky for you, the DealCatcher is here to give you a helping hand, and he's found some deals that will make cycling through the rain, wind, and snow significantly easier.
First up is a cyclo-cross bike from Ridley. Hargroves have just slashed the price of the X-bow 10, which comes with disc brakes, 32mm tyres, and will see you through the mud and snow, by 33%.
Secondly, if you're not thinking of upgrading to a cyclo-cross bike for the poor weather, you can at least ready your road bike for adverse conditions by upgrading to a set of tyres that can handle the wet.
Wiggle are offering Continental Grand Prix 4 Season tyres at a whopping 42% discount.
Finally, over at Evans, you can get your hands on and in a pair of winter gloves for 60% less than retail price. You can read more about the padded and waterproof Louis Garneau numbers at the bottom of this piece.
What more can we say? Freshly discounted today, you could be the first to get your hands on this market topping Ridley X-bow 10 deal.
This all-weather, all-action, commuting machine will see you through the coldest of winters and the boggyest of cyclo-cross courses.
A Shimano 105 groupset is fitted onto Ridley’s aluminium frame, which also houses a carbon steerer and Avid BB7 disc brakes.
Now, if you're a little unsure about where to go, and what to do to winterify your bike, we've got plenty of guides to help you, but one of the best places to start are your tyres.
The most dangerous difference the cold weather makes isn't to your knees or your hands- despite how uncomfortable frozen fingers can be - it's on the road where the real danger lies.
So, you can battle against the wet roads with a change in tyre.
This pair of Continental Grand Prix 4 Season tyres feature in our winter tyres buyers guide, which you can read by following the link below.
Finally, if frozen fingers really do sound worse than coming off your bike - and we really reccommend that you avoid both of those inconveniences - look no further than this bargain pair of mitts from Louis Garneau.
These Defend gloves do just that: defend your hands from all sorts of cold. They're padded to provide insulation, lined to stop the wind getting at your digits, and waterproof... to keep you dry.
The fingertips are covered in multiple layers of silicone which will give you all the grip you could ever need when braking or gear-shifting.
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