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Do you ride all year long?

Enjoy winter riding with the help of these articles featuring tips, gear picks, interviews and firsthand experiences.

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Cleverhood Rain Cape Review

Momentum Mag reviews the Cleverhood Bike-ready Rain Cape. more »

Nov 12, 2014 6:44 AM Accessories

Preparing for the Winter Cycling Congress

Kathleen Wilker on how she prepared to present on winter cycling with children at the second international Winter Cycling Congress. more »

Feb 10, 2014 7:19 AM Families on Bikes

Ask the Advocate – Year-round Support

Jeff Miller answers: How can advocates get involved in helping cities identify the needs of cyclists throughout the winter? more »

Feb 3, 2014 8:44 AM Features

Winter Cycling Congress Heads to Winnipeg in February 2014

We spoke to Winter Cycling Congress conference director Anders Swanson about the premiere wintertime active transportation conference. more »

Jan 24, 2014 7:20 AM Features

Winter Cycling For Everyone by Anders Swanson

Anders Swanson explores the winter cycling capital of the world, Oulu, Finland, during the inaugural Winter Cycling Congress. more »

Jan 7, 2014 11:13 AM Videos

The Winter Cycling Capital of the World

The City of Oulu is the cycling capital of Finland and the winter cycling capital of the world. more »

Jan 7, 2014 10:46 AM Videos 2 Comments

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Clearing the Way for Winter Riders

Cities tackle winter weather to keep riders rolling. more »

Jan 6, 2014 7:05 AM Features 3 Comments

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Lighting Up the Night Gives Bike Lights to San Francisco Riders

Each year, SFBC teams up with the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) for Light Up the Night, a program that installs lights free of charge on bicycles that don’t have them. more »

Jan 6, 2014 7:04 AM Features 2 Comments

Top 5: Tips For Riding Through Your First Winter

Five tips to help you navigate winter by bike. more »

Dec 18, 2013 8:38 AM Features 9 Comments

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Great Ideas for Winter Riding

The elements won't get you down while riding with these gear selections designed for cold, wet, and dark days and nights. more »

Dec 12, 2013 6:32 AM Accessories 1 Comments

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Winter Cycling in Copenhagen

What keeps 80 percent of Copenhagen’s cycling citizens riding through the winter? more »

Dec 2, 2013 8:45 AM Features 1 Comments

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Overcomplicating Winter Cycling: Why It's Bad

Winter is nothing new. Citizen cyclists have been struggling through it since the beginning of bicycle culture. In many places, they still do. more »

Nov 25, 2013 7:14 AM Features 32 Comments

Momentum Mag Issue 64 – The Travel Issue

Find out what's inside our Winter 2014 issue including bike travel, winter riding tips, gift guide, and more! more »

Nov 25, 2013 6:05 AM Features

Big Red Bicycle Christmas - Nora and One Left

Big Red Bicycle Christmas, a new song and video from Nora and One Left. more »

Dec 18, 2012 5:31 AM Videos 3 Comments

Jackie Kanyuk

Kaelob's Winter Bike Commute to School

Kaelob is a seasoned, year-round commuter cyclist and he’s only 9 years old. more »

Dec 13, 2012 7:49 AM Families 8 Comments

Momentum Mag Issue 59 - Available Now!

Enjoy winter riding! Plus; 11 e-bike reviews, New Orleans by bicycle, winter style picks for men and women, boots to keep you warm and dry on winter rides, tires buyers' guide, bike gift guide, your winter riding tips and more! more »

Dec 3, 2012 7:49 AM , Features 3 Comments

Robyn Ashwell enjoys a sunny delivery before the winter wet arrives.

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Working By Bike All Winter with Shift Urban Cargo Delivery

Robyn Ashwell of Shift Urban Cargo Delivery makes deliveries by bike 365 days a year, in all weather. Here's how she handles winter biking in Vancouver, BC. more »

Nov 22, 2012 8:25 AM Features

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Having warm fingers in winter is not a luxury, it’s a necessity : Bar MItts Review

Having warm fingers in winter is not a luxury, it’s a necessity. Armel Castellan reviews Bar Mitts from the Ottawa, known as the coldest capital in the world. more »

Feb 13, 2012 9:07 AM Accessories

3 Season go anywhere boots. Perfect for winter riding and winter walking.

Kathleen Wilker

These Boots Were Made For Biking - BOGS Boot Review

BOGS Boots are great for winter biking. more »

Dec 20, 2011 11:33 AM 1 Comments

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Momentum Asked: Winter Riding

Reader responses to our winter survey. more »

Nov 15, 2011 12:00 AM Features 6 Comments