They sure make them tough in Minnesota in the US. Imagine cycling in an endurance race in extreme freezing temperatures. The Arrowhead Ultramarathon, which takes place in early February each year, is just that.
While snow fall in this country this winter appears to be a distant memory, in parts of Europe and the US flurries continue abound.
With much of the UK still gripped by snow, there maybe one solution for the cyclist who is snowed in and wants get their daily fix of a ride, albeit it may not be on two wheels exactly.
Whether you have cash flow issues, cabin fever or a stubborn commitment to being car-free – millions all over the world will be hitting the roads throughout the coming winter and faced with eclectic elements