Yanto Barker is a professional cyclist turned clothing designer who has ridden hundreds of thousands of miles during a lengthy career.
The 35-year-old has won the prestigious Lincoln Grand Prix, being ranked British domestic number one and topped the overall standings in the British Cycling Elite Road Series.
Off the bike and Barker, who now rides for Matt Prior’s ONE Pro Cycling team, runs his own clothing company, Le Col, and the Welshman, who rode his sixth Tour of Britain last September, is, by his own admission obsessed by cycling clothing.
Barker’s success on the road has come as a result of endless winter miles and he has, over the course of a long career, developed a thorough understanding of how to stay warm on the bike through the UK winter.
We asked Barker to share his top five pro tips for staying warm on the bike in winter. You can read his thoughts over the following pages.