Miscellany: Biking weather
It's been fairly cool in the mornings for the better part of a week. While 35 degrees Fahrenheit isn't unreasonably cold to most people, it can be murder when you factor in the wind chill when riding a bike. There's some steps you can take to mitigate the effect the wind has on your extremities - here's some stuff I've tried:
Turtle Fur headband - warm, but not ideal for this type of work. It fits well enough under a bike helmet, but it is basically just spun acrylics - so the wind can pierce right through. It's better than nothing, though.Balacava - I prefer a homemade one using a simple T-shirt, but you can spend the money on the fancy ones if you like. Pretty much required when the temperature dips too far below freezing.
Today, though, the weather's looking great. Yes, I realize there are some people who bike in the snow, but I'm a wuss.