Winter tips

Bundle up for winter riding.

We wanted to share with you our 5 tips for continuing to enjoy your Voltaire in winter, even when temperatures plummet.

Our tip n°1

Use the 2 brakes

In fact, on slippery ground, fallen leaves or frozen surfaces, the grip of the bike's tires diminishes, just like in a car. You need to brake carefully and control your speed. Use both brakes.

Our tip no. 2

Light in the basket

To avoid jolts and loss of balance, don't put too much weight in the basket. This shifts the bike's center of gravity and the position of the cycle is no longer 100% suitable. 

More weight forward in gray weather means taking the risk of sliding endlessly.

Our tip No. 3

Clothes that fit

Staying dry and warm will keep you riding longer. That's why we recommend wearing rain jackets or coats that won't get caught in the pedals.

Our tip No. 4

It will fit you like a glove

Our bikes have been designed down to the smallest detail, with contrasting stitched handles and hand rests for optimum riding comfort.

When temperatures drop, you need to protect your hands to enjoy a comfortable ride. So remember to wear gloves!

Our tip n°5

Put on a helmet

Bad for blow-drying but effective for protecting you. A helmet will be your best ally against falls (temperature) but also against the rain. Not compulsory for adult cyclists, but still recommended.

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