Tag Archives: winter commuting

Rocky Mountain Soul Winter Rebuild

I recently had the good luck of being able to attend three bike repair classes, put on by my local bike shop Bikes and Beyond. If I’m still lucky come January, I may be able to attend the remaining classes. … Continue reading

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Ready for winter again (a little late)

Well winter hit Winnipeg a few weeks ago in earnest. I managed to bomb around the neighborhood in the fresh powder but my bike really wasn’t ready for winter. NOW IT IS! I found that with tire pressures way way … Continue reading

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Jingle All The Way

Hey, if you’re going to ride in winter, you may as well have a little fun! After all, why ride at all if not for the fun of it? I Ride for Fun I only ride for the fun of … Continue reading

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Me=Hungry

Riding to work in winter takes so much more energy! I can’t believe how hungry I am these days. My wife and I were trying to figure out how much more food I would need in the mornings and afternoons … Continue reading

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Minus 25 And Still Alive

As I rode to work today, I thought of this saying, since it was -25C (at least): “Minus 25 and still alive”. If anyone remembers the Short Circuit movies, they’ll know what I’m talking about. Since this is my second … Continue reading

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My Winter Cycling Gear

As previously mentioned, this is my first year cycling through the winter. The crazy thing is we’re having the warmest winter I’ve ever seen, especially for Winnipeg! As I write this, it’s +4°C out and the normals for this time … Continue reading

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Winter Cycling: A Study in Fog Management

So far, my winter cycling experience has been a study in fog management. I wear glasses every day, so on the bike, fogging becomes somewhat of a problem. As soon as the temperature started dropping to the low single-digits (4°C … Continue reading

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