There's always something of a buzz about riding out at night when it's dark, some of your most familiar routes become something totally new and once the rush hour traffic has subsided a sort of calmness descends.
If you are serious about getting some road miles in over the winter and with less than eight hours of daylight per day in December and January, you are going to have to embrace the dark.
If like me you can't last on a turbo trainer for more than five minutes then cycling at night is a necessity.
One of the best ways to enjoy getting out on the bike at night is to join a group of like minded cyclists, especially if night riding is new to you.
Let there be light!
Obviously if you are riding at night then you will need to look at investing in some decent lights. I am a big believer in the more lights the better and you don't have to spend the earth with some great bargains to be had out there. Continue reading