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8 Tips for riding a wet sportive safely in the rain

If you’re unlucky enough to wake up on the big day to dark skies and dampness in the air, there are some precautions and tips you can follow to ensure you still have a safe and fun ride.

Slow down

Slow down and you’re more likely to successfully and safely complete a wet sportive. Breaking time is increased in the wet so keep it in mind. Your tyres will have less traction and are more likely to lock out and skid than they would in the dry. Even though it’s tempting to ride a sportive as fast as possible, for your own safety, take it a bit easier.

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