Hey. Remember earlier this week, Tuesday, when it was super cold out? We asked some of our followers on social media for some tips dealing with it while riding a bike. They delivered. And here’s the blog.
Well. Now, literally thousands of articles have been written about a coming snowstorm, set to hit the ground any time between 5pm and 9pm tonight, and continuing through tomorrow morning, or tomorrow afternoon.
So, we have even more tips for you from our online community on Twitter. Beginning with avid cyclist and the City of Philadelphia’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator Jeannette Brugger:
— Jeannette Brugger (@jbrug) January 21, 2016
— Adam Grochowski (@radioactivecat) January 21, 2016
For the very cold, very windy, very snowy times, full face coverage may be the way to go.
— Wash Cycle Laundry (@TheWashCyclist) January 21, 2016
A great piece was written by Steve Tayor at Philly Voice about “winterizing” your bike. Check it out below:
@bcgp completely gear up 5-10 min before leaving the house (get nice n’ toasty inside b/f the ride). everyone is spot on w/ the gear recs
— Sharing Philly (@sharingphilly) January 22, 2016
And then there’s this. I can vouch that it works:
Of course, sometimes the simplest advice is the best:
@bcgp Dress for biking like you’re skiing! And remember, the harder you ride the warmer you get!
— Naomi Starobin (@nstarobin) January 21, 2016