Gear Check

There's nothing worse than heading out for a cycle on a winter's day when you have to endure frozen toes and a cold body. Here are a few key items to fend off the chills, writes Roisin Finlay.

4th December, 2011
Gear Check
The Northwave Fahrenheit GTX

Northwave Fahrenheit GTX

If you suffer from cold feet while cycling, why not try the first ever Gore-Tex cycling shoe? The Northwave Fahrenheit GTX ( €160) is perfect for winter training in sub-zero temperatures. It also has a nylon sole filled with fibreglass that is enriched with carbon powder, which gives the sole greater stiffness than usual. This means that the shoe is lighter and that there is less distance between feet and pedal.

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