Mountain biking in snow and ice
With the onset of snow, you have the opportunity to encounter some truly fantastic environments on your bike. Despite the ice and the heightened risk of slips and crashes, riding in the snow is actually quite safe (as you are travelling slowly and there are lots of drifts to fall into) and most of all, its fun!.
Like anything new, there is a bit of working out how to do it so you feel comfortable. First though you do have to get out there and try it.
In the meantime, here are a few tips from CTC's Senior Off-road officer Dan Cook to help you ride safely in the white stuff and have some fun.