Saturday, January 20, 2007

Nice Weather, Except For...

Dear Abby,

I'm looking out my window this morning, and I see a sunny start to the day with no wind. Birds are flying about, and squirrels are scampering from tree to tree.

The only problem? It's only 17 degrees!! (that's -8 to our metric friends)

I just don't have the proper clothing to tackle that kind of cold (it's tough to find for one who is not lean and fit). I also don't have the dedication to the sport.

What should I do?

Signed,

Wishing for the 40s in Indiana

2 Comments:

Blogger Tom Stormcrowe said...

Bundle up ansd go for a ride!

Walmart has some nice windproofs you can wear over a set od shorts and sweats, and Underarmor, Fleece and shell are cheap enough as well! We're riding out to the Skywatch Tower this afternoon. Watch for the pics later!

9:48 AM  
Blogger steve said...

Use waterproofs as a wind and vapour barrier, wear two pairs of socks, and wear a plastic grocery bag between the layers of socks.

-8C is the point where I switch from wearing kneewarmers under my rainpants to wearing cycling pants under my rainpants. Once you get used to it it's not so bad :-)

12:24 PM  

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