Pro Tips For Winter Mountain Biking: Cold-Weather Essentials with Christina

Pro Tips For Winter Mountain Biking: Cold-Weather Essentials with Christina

Heated insoles, suspension set up, line choice and more. Christina Chappetta breaks it all down so you can have a better time on your winter mountain bike rides.

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50 Comments

  1. wpf312 on November 27, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Pogies for those extra crispy cold days! Great to hear you use the insoles, been wondering about that!



  2. CESAR1309LAMPARD on November 27, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Awesome video !



  3. Kemo Sabi on November 27, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    Refreshing.



  4. Tomi Saaranen on November 27, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    That’s not winter!



  5. Tony Robinson on November 27, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    I really like the hot hands style stick on toe heaters. That and neoprene toe covers.



  6. HaLe on November 27, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    Great Vid. Hope to see more from you soon christina! Specially some riding tech stuff. Your style is nuts!



  7. 울산다사랑/All Love Ulsan on November 27, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    Very nice It’s so cool



  8. Alan Smith on November 27, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    The best part about riding in the Winter is NO BUGS! I got pink eye from a bug hitting my eye, a few years ago. So I now wear eye wear all the time. If you do get pink eye, it is painful, but only lasts approx. a week. =O Happy Trails!



  9. Ron Baughman on November 27, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    All good tips, thanks for the insole one!



  10. MH MTB on November 27, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    I didn’t look at the thumbnail so where i live we just got a 90cm blizzard and than another 20cm a day after so this video doesn’t apply to me haha



  11. Asaf Cohen on November 27, 2020 at 9:19 pm

    Great vid. Very helpful tips presented clearly and honestly, with a dash of inspiration. Thanks.



  12. Newmarket Mtb on November 27, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    the back of that ute was full of snow! ha ha ha excellent [><.]



  13. Harris Pilton on November 27, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    my top winter/all YEAR tip:
    WATERPROOF SOCKS!
    can get thermal ones but I just have summer light ones with thermal socks underneath 😉👍



  14. Grayson Luck on November 27, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    For me, I find that goggles work a little bit better for keeping the muck and cold out of your face and eyes. Love the vid🤘🔥



  15. Old Shreddies on November 27, 2020 at 9:25 pm

    Just an added bit on plastic bags and tin foil. Don’t put these on until you’re in the cold weather. You want to prevent as much sweating as possible to make this method effective.



  16. Wild Outdoor Living on November 27, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    I need to know two things. 1) Is the Grim Donut down for some winter riding? And where can I get that trail forks tshirt?



  17. MaQuGo119 on November 27, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    I love chapata bread



  18. Will Sherman on November 27, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    I’ve spent this Jan riding on lots of snow and big ice patches. Amazing what low enough pressure can do even on a skinnier hardtail. Haven’t tried heated soles, that’s next. Beautiful thoughts 😀



  19. mike cannon on November 27, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    Awesome video! What company makes those heated insoles (I too suffer from cold/numb toes)?



  20. Pol Thomas KEELEY on November 27, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Nice. Thanks for video 🙂
    $6 (Canadian) for the Thermic Dryer at ReUseIt? Nice purchase 🙂 Around $45 on Amazon, and close to that in retail stores (NJ and NY). I’ll keep an eye out for one in such stores.



  21. Brayden’s Bike Hack’s and Builds on November 27, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Love the host



  22. Kevin Higgins on November 27, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Christina, I really enjoy your videos. Well done. You’re a great addition to the MTB community and I always come away learning something from you!



  23. Semen Sh. on November 27, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    I laugh at your "winter"



  24. MarginWalker on November 27, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    Christina is great! More videos with her!



  25. Sebastian Greenwood on November 27, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    Christina is awesome, keen to see her more on PB



  26. Nolan Redder on November 27, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    what jacket is that



  27. Shaun Stoch on November 27, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    heated foot soles – I’ve never seen that in my life – wow 🙂



  28. Eduardo Figueira on November 27, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    There are these neoprene socks that surfers use for super cold weather. You could use it and it will keep you toasty if wet. Be ware to not spend too much time with your feet wet!!



  29. Brayden’s Bike Hack’s and Builds on November 27, 2020 at 9:41 pm

    Latex gloves under your riding gloves



  30. Tomi Saaranen on November 27, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    Grim Donut episode 2!



  31. Ayoub Lachgar on November 27, 2020 at 9:43 pm

    Thank you AOC



  32. Anthony Gonzalez on November 27, 2020 at 9:45 pm

    Anybody know what eye wear she was using?



  33. R C on November 27, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    Loving this video!!!!!!!!!!!!



  34. Afet Arslani on November 27, 2020 at 9:48 pm

    isnt this Dom’s girl from the fast and the furious? xD



  35. Pablo Sanjo on November 27, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    Which are her shoes? they look nice!



  36. Tollef Currell on November 27, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    “Winter” riding, suuuuure😂



  37. The Hungry Rabbit Jumps on November 27, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    Great intro and break down of everything needed…🤙🏼🚵🏼‍♂️🚴🏻‍♀️ much love from SD Ca☀️⛱



  38. Jack Kelly on November 27, 2020 at 9:51 pm

    I’m watching this even tho I live in aus 😅 our winter is there summer😂



  39. OutOfThisVan on November 27, 2020 at 9:52 pm

    Holy Batman! Heated insoles for the win! Didn’t even know those existed.



  40. mscudde2 on November 27, 2020 at 9:53 pm

    Awesome video! I really need to get a mud guard…
    My top picks are:
    1. Boot & glove dryer/heater. If you can afford it, I highly recommend buying 2 dryers (or a unit that can do multiple pairs). I just got home from work, and by morning my gloves and boots will be dry with a nice warm glow (makes the first 5 mins to work really nice).
    2. Wind/rain-proof outer layer. Even a $35 Champion outer shell made a world of difference for me. Keeps the wind/water out and my body heat in, rather than my sweat making me too cold.

    3. Clear eye-wear for sure. If you want the best deal, go to Lowe’s and buy their $6 safety glasses. They come in clear or tinted versions, probably a 6.5/10 on style, and when they start to scratch or you lose them you don’t care. They offer more fashionable versions for a relatively cheap price, but I don’t have a mud guard so they are only gonna chip/scratch anyways ;).
    4. If you can, grow a beard. Best riding scarf ever.



  41. G. Hawk McCrary on November 27, 2020 at 9:53 pm

    She can ride and is smart, articulate and humble and fun… why isn’t she doing more presentation work or have her own channel teaching? Need more gals teaching mountain bike skills.



  42. Eli Denning on November 27, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    I may or may not have been running 30 psi in my tires before this video



  43. AmbitiousAsA Rider on November 27, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    Christina is a natural presenter and she’s smoking hot imo…great video, very informative.



  44. userbosco on November 27, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    Winner winner! Great host & vid! FYI, should mention, lots of waterproof sock options out there now! Love mine!



  45. red base on November 27, 2020 at 9:59 pm

    You’re lucky to be in BC, I live in Ontario and I just started getting stressed when I think that I’m going to leave my bike behind for the winter 🙁



  46. Enduro SingleTracks: tu canal de montaña on November 27, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    Nice tutorial! Very well explained!! Thanks for sharing



  47. SuchtFaktorHoch10 on November 27, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    Tinfoil works but is messy. It breaks over time and under pressure/usage. It gets brittle and tiny little pieces are left in your shoes.
    And of course it’s one time use only.
    Better use gaiters.
    They keep the water, cold air and dirt outside. No wet or dirty shoes and no cold feet.
    And they are affordable.
    I would call that a win win.



  48. Matthew Napolitano on November 27, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    What’s those name of the heated insoles



  49. Sean Carlson on November 27, 2020 at 10:03 pm

    I love mountain biking



  50. Mario Flores on November 27, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    I love this girl (ง︡’-‘︠)ง