“There is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” Ranulph Fiennes The best way to keep a child warm on a bike in the winter In Cargo bikes vs bike trailers, I recommend cargo bikes over bike trailers for carrying kids. But bike trailers have one thing going for them: the
Bar Mitts are an great way to keep hands warmer on cold bike commutes. The other thing that's helped me considerably is adjusting my diet for the season. I have long thin fingers and bought one glove and mitten design after another, yet my fingers would get cold even on
Wearing your car: Using your car as weather protection for a trip you would otherwise walk or bike. Does carrying my children around town in the winter require a car? I experimented to find out.
New for this winter bike commuting season are Extreme Bar Mitts. Like the original Bar Mitts the Extreme Bar Mitts are like mittens for your handlebars that stay on the bike. You operate the controls inside of them, possibly with additional gloves or mittens on. I have long, thin fingers
In previous years I had done the Christmas tree recycling by bike, but this was first year I picked up the Christmas tree by bike. It was about a 15 mile round trip to the tree farm in Centerville, Indiana from Richmond with snow falling and temps in the mid
Wrists are prone to getting cold while winter bike commuting. With arms stretched out to reach the handlebars, a gap appears between jacket and gloves. When my wrists are cold, I’m cold. I tried jackets with sleeves that cinched over my gloves. These slipped. I tried giant over-mitts that