Cyclists are being given advice to stay safe on their bikes by a Bristol-based charity as the clocks go back and the weather worsens.
Sustrans has drawn up a list of 10 key tips to make sure cyclists are prepared for darker nights and mornings.
It urges bike users to make sure they are visible, to use a bright waterproof jacket and to stay warm with shower-proof gloves and overshoes.
It suggests using a waterproof pannier bag to keep bags from getting wet, and advises on the use of mudguards with side stays to stop the saddle from getting wet, and covering it with a plastic bag when not in use.
The charity, which encourages people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more journeys, advises getting mid-winter services for bikes as they can deteriorate more quickly in the winter months, and to use good tyres to prevent skidding, as well as extra grip for pedals