It is cold, it is wet and it is windy – of that there is no doubt.
But as appealing as the comfort of the sofa, central heating and general warmth may be, needs must and for many cyclists it is not an option to just step off the bike.
Be it for a commute, or for racking up the winter miles plenty of cyclists will still be out on the road during the cold season.
So it will probably be best to stock up on winter clothing, and we have put together a guide to the best of the market here.
Oh, and if you do have to head out as the snow and ice hits, be sure to check out our top tips to beating the freezing weather too.