Sunglasses will keep the sun out of your eyes
and protect them from its harmful rays.
They can also help keep wind or precipitation out of your eyes.
The best sunglasses will be lightweight and have ample UV protection.
Interchangable lenses will give you the most flexibility.
A baseball-style cap with a visor will provide protection
from the sun as well as shielding your face from lighter
precipitation. For best results, try a lightweight breathable
hat designed to hold up against the rain, snow, and perspiration.
A short-sleeved shirt made of a technical fabric is ideal
and will help wick sweat from your skin for maximum comfort.
A nice pair of shorts is crucial for most temperatures and conditions.
liner to reduce chafing and keep you comfortable is helpful. And
something made from a technical fabric or nylon will be light and
comfortable. Stay away from cotton here if you can! And it wouldn't
hurt to ensure they have some reflective areas!
Prevent sunburn and exposure to harmful
UV rays by getting some sunblock -- ideally one
with a 30 SPF rating or higher.
It's always a good idea to be prepared for
possible trouble. Keep some ID on you in case the worst
happens. Throw your license or business card in your back
pocket, or better yet -- use something like a
RoadID that can also
contain additional vital information if you're in trouble.