On the lower half of the body start out with regular lycra cycling shorts.
Layer on polypropylene or capelene long underwear. Depending on the temperature,
you can put on one or two pairs of lycra tights. Carry a pair of nylon
or gortex pants that can be used as a shell in the rain or temperature
Quality gloves or mittens are effective in protecting your hands from
the cold, wind and rain. Waterproof outer glove covers help keep your
hands warmer because they will be dry and out of the wind. The lobster
style of gloves are very good when you will be riding in cold temperature.
Cold feet on a ride will make you miserable! Wear two pairs of socks.
A plastic bag between the socks will help keep your feet warm. Neoprene
booties are also extremely effective keeping the feet warm and dry. If
you do not want to buy booties cover the front of your cycling shoe with
Just get out and ride!