The warmth of summer might be behind us but that doesn’t mean you should put your bike away. With a little preparation, autumn can be a truly rewarding time to ride. Fitting mudguards will stop roadspray going up your back, while a good pair of lights vastly improve your visibility to ensure you’re seen by other road users. And since the weather can change so quickly at this time of year, it’s always wise to check the weather forecast before you leave.
But we’re here to talk about the most important choice of all: clothing. From a cap under your helmet to covers on top of your shoes, small changes to your outfit can make a big difference in autumn. To stay comfortable no matter what the conditions, follow our key considerations before building an outfit below.