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Winter Warmers for Rainy Days


We are strong advocates of rewarding yourself after a particularly cold and rainy ride, and a cozy drink is the perfect way to warm up.

Here’s our favorite recipe for a hot winter drink that’s perfect for cyclists.

2 cups of almond milk or dairy milk
3 1/2 ounces high quality dark chocolate (chips or powder both work)
1 cinnamon stick broken in half
2 teaspoons honey
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons dark rum, or more to taste

Warm the milk in a saucepan, using caution not to boil it. Break the chocolate into pieces and add to the milk along with a cinnamon stick, honey and chili powder. Stir gently until the chocolate is melted.

Add the vanilla and mix with a small hand whisk. Still whisking, add the rum. Taste to see if you want more.

Pour into two mugs, ensuring each one gets a cinnamon stick.

Put your feet up, relax and sink in.

How do you cozy up?

What is your favorite post-ride drink on a particularly cold and rainy day? Share your suggestions below.

How do you stay warm and dry on rainy days? Visit the #KeepRiding Lounge to learn more about how to make this an amazing winter on your bike.

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