Cycling Pro Tips: What to Wear in Any Weather

Pro racers Ted King, Alison Tetrick, and Andy Jacques-Maynes share their favorite clothing for all types of weather—from freezing to sizzling.

May 15, 2013
Outside Magazine

Riding in the snow requires special gear.    Photo: Don Burkett

Even the most experienced racers can be caught unawares by the weather. But in an emergency, the pros can DNF and hop into the team car. That’s not an option for the weekend warrior—you have to ride home.

To help keep hypothermia and heat stroke at bay, we recruited professional cyclist Ted King (fresh from a very cold, very wet Tour of Flanders ), USA National Team member Alison Tetrick, and former pro Andy Jacques-Maynes to share their dressing secrets.

Below Freezing
33 to 45 Degrees
33 to 45 Degrees With Rain
46 to 60 Degrees
61 to 75 Degrees
76 Degrees and Hotter