Everything tagged with winter

Blog post: Madison Stellar jacket

MADISON Stellar £89.99 madison.cc   Madison has upgraded its top commuter jacket to make it more durable yet even more compact; there’s no mesh liner to reduce bulk and it can be folded away neatly in a backpack. It fits wel...

Blog post: PDW Aether Demon

PDW Aether Demon £32 paligap.cc   Charge (claimed/actual): 3hr/3hr15 Run time (claimed/actual): 3hr30/ 4hr15 (full); up to 175hr (low) This little Demon’s performance is as exceptional as the cycling faclities in its home ...

Blog post: Exposure Sirius Mk2

EXPOSURE Sirius Mk2 £109.95 use1.com Charge (claimed/actual): 4hr/5hr Run time (claimed/actual): 6hr/5.5hr (full); 24hr/18hr (flashing) Exposure sticks with its tried and tested torch-like design for the Mk2 version of the Sirius and ...

Blog post: Electron Terra Mini

Electron Terra Mini £50 madison.co.uk   Charge (claimed/actual): 2hr/2hr Run time (claimed/actual): 3hr/ 3hr15 (full); 9hr/8hr20 (flashing) Despite its name the torch-like Mini’s not that discreet. But it does feature a po...

Blog post: Niterider Lumina Micro

NITERIDER Lumina Micro £55 2pure.co.uk   Charge (claimed/actual): 2hr30/2hr50 Run time (claimed/actual): 1hr30/ 1hr30 (full); 4hr/3hr25 (low) Like most Niterider lamps, this one can be switched between helmets or handlebars, t...

Blog post: Product review: Lezyne Zecto Drive

LEZYNE Zecto Drive £29.99 upgradebikes.co.uk   Charge (claimed/actual): 2hr30/2hr50 Run time (claimed/actual): 3hr/ 4hr+ (full); 3hr40/4hr30 (flashing) The Zecto has three LEDs built into its feathery 47g aluminium body. It pump...

Blog post: Product review: Cateye Nano Shot +

CATEYE Nano Shot+£99.99zyro.co.uk Charge (claimed/actual): 8hr/6hr45Run time (claimed/actual): 1hr30/ 1hr50 (full); 4hr/4hr15 (low) Compact compared to lights of yesteryear, this was a relatively bulky product — but also powerful, ...

Discussion: Studded tyres for winter commuting

After a couple of years braving snow and ice on standard touring tyres, I'm thinking of putting Schwalbe Marathon Winters on my main commuter bike. Does anyone have any experience of these for London winters?