Cycling in summer is great. Wherever in the world you are, generally you don't need much kit. A pair of bib shorts, a lightweight jersey and some sun cream. You're all set. Conversely, cycling in deep winter is also fairly easy to do, kit wise. Put on all the layers you have, including that 1980s skiing balaclava of your Dad's, and off you go. You know it's going to be cold and/or wet, so you can prepare.
What to do then when it's just a bit... meh? The autumn and spring months, especially in the UK, can be hugely changeable, making kit choice a bit of a nightmare. Not only that but the weather can change in either direction during the ride.
You can be forgiven for thinking it's not worth riding in this weather, or taking all the kit you own with you (ah hello overheating, we've missed you!), however there are a staple few items that can save your autumn/spring ride. Read on below for our top tips on cool weather cycling kit: