Prepare for the weather
1. Does the weather affect your journey? Check the forecast to make sure you have everything in place for the autumn! BBC Weather Page
2. Is your bike ready for the winter? Click through to Road Cycling UK Website for 8 tips to prepare your bike for winter. https://roadcyclinguk.com/how-to/maintenance/winterise-bike.html/1
3. It's just as important to see as to be seen when walking in winter, are your sunglasses fit for the demands of the low winter sun? Consider buying polaroid lens sunglasses this winter. Here's an overview of different types and characteristics of driving sunglasses. https://www.selectspecs.com/guides/how-to-choose-safe-sunglasses-for-driving/
4. Do you know how to check your bike is fit to ride. Get savvy with the m-check! https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/knowledge/article/izn20131111-The-M-Check---Full-Film-0
5. Did you know that wet weather doubles your stopping distance in a car? https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-highway-code/general-rules-techniques-and-advice-for-all-drivers-and-riders-103-to-158#rule126
6. For tips and advice on travelling in snow whatever mode you use click through to the Local Motion website. http://www.dothelocalmotion.co.uk/winter-commuting-tips-for-cycling-and-walking-in-ice-or-snow/
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