Don't let winter weather keep you from getting where you need to go - whether on two wheels or four! Biking to work through the winter needn't be reserved for the heartiest among us. Here are a few quick tips to keep you rolling all winter long:
Invest in thick mittens, socks & boots
Dress in layers, focusing on hands, head, and toes
Install fenders to avoid the splash
Wear a thin, wind proof hat under your helmet
Wear reflective clothing and bright lights
- Accelerate and decelerate slowly.
- Drive slowly.
- Know your brakes.
- Don't stop if you can avoid it.
- Don't power up hills.
- Don't stop going up a hill.