'Winter is officially here but no need to stop riding. Get yourself a cheap winter bike or 'winterise' your best bike. If you've got expensive wheels, get some cheap ones, Shimano R500's are about £100. Fit 25mm puncture resistant tyres with a bit of tread and full mudguards will protect you and your bike from some of the road muck. Fit some lights to be seen, even during the day visibilty can be bad. Lastly some good quality clothing will ensure you keep warm and dry '