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#mycyclingweekend – frozen toes and sore legs

#mycyclingweekend - frozen toes and sore legs

It’s hard work cycling in the snow. How are your legs? Have your toes thawed?… Never put all of your trust in a weather forecast. Never put any of your trust in a weather forecast from a meteorologically naive cycling journalist on

We said it’d be dry. It turned out to be very snowy in large parts of the country. Was it forecast? Did we miss that forecast? Did you trust us? Did you get cold?

Our fingers were nipped by the conditions, our toes too. You all seemed to fair reasonably well, though. At least, if the photos we received of you all frolicking about in the wintry conditions are anything to go by.

Does snow add more in terms of atmosphere and spectacle than it takes away in practicality and comfort?

Staring at your photos from the warmth of the office this morning, we’re tempted to say that it snow is better. You wouldn’t have got that answer from us on Sunday morning, though.

Obviously, the snow can cause one or two problems. But they’re problems that can be overcome with reasonable preperation and expectations.For example, Instagram user velovebjorn is almost certainly used to these sorts of conditions. He knows, […]

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