Choosing an outdoor exercise that is good for the mind, body, and soul? Here are the top 5 reasons and motivations behind why outdoor road cycling is a good choice year round. Winter cycling comes with its challenges and can be hard but doesn't mean it's not worth it. You can build your endurance and stamina during the colder months that will tip the scales on your peak fitness condition for the warmer months. With investment in the right winter cycling gear, you can go from conditions that are unbearable to comfortable and enjoy the benefits of cycling year round.