Tag Archives: Winter Cycling

Variations In Bicycling Weather Challenges

In New England, where I live, we have four distinct seasons. Spring and fall are similar with respect to temperature ranges, the main difference being that spring air has a hint of warmth while fall air holds an increasing coolness. … Continue reading

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Various Modes Of Transportation Pit Comfort Against Effort

The other day, I was talking to a neighbor about the large number of bitter cold days we have had in Massachusetts this winter. Naturally, the subject turned to heat and how much it was costing to heat our homes … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Doesn’t Deter Certain Cycling Families

It’s no secret to those who know me: I walk around with a camera most of the time. As the owner of more than one camera, I do not consider phone cameras to be real cameras. Sure, you can take … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Cycling Herds Thin Out As Winter Sets In

Boston’s first snowstorm occurred about a week ago, in early December. Some years we get lucky and no snow falls until late December or early January. The timing of the first snow may not matter to some people, but it … Continue reading

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Searching For Motivation To Ride In Winter Weather

Sitting inside a heated room, in the dead of winter, can make one feel cozy. The warmth is enticing. Thoughts of frigid air make one leery of the outdoors, and procrastination in going out takes over. There is no end … Continue reading

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Cycling Attire Designed To Ward Off Winter

Technically, it’s still fall in New England. You would never know it judging by the frigid overnight temperatures. Or by the ever shortening days. Each mid-November morning, this year, has started off with brisk, chilled air. Exiting a building, causes … Continue reading

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The End Of Daylight Savings Time Marks The Beginning Of Riding In Darkness

Some people hate daylight savings time. They see it as a means of “reducing productivity” (or so I read). There is much grumbling from these daylight savings time opponents about how unnecessary it is to reset the clock to allot additional … Continue reading

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Sending Unified Messages to Cyclists

  There are two basic schools of thought among cyclists. One school of thought sees cycling as something that’s done for health, economic savings and preservation of the environment. The other school of thought sees cycling as nothing more than … Continue reading

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Emerging from Winter Doldrums

Short days always make me lethargic. The indoor world of winter with man-made heat is stifling. The days are brief; the nights drag on. Darkness is all around, dampening and lowering my mood. A dull sadness floats in stale air. … Continue reading

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