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Winter Cycling Don't let snow and ice discourage you this winter. The key element to year-round cycling is proper attire! Check out this winter cycling forum to chat with other ice bike fanatics.

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Old 01-12-09, 07:04 PM   #1
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Brrrr... it's cold

Since I started riding this winter, I have not let the cold stop me. 15km round trip. Was a cold one coming home today and seems like it'll be colder tomorrow.
I like the challenge and if dressed right I arrive warm.

WIND CHILL WARNING: Kapuskasing - Hearst Issued at 3:41 PM EST MONDAY 12 JANUARY 2009

EXTREME WIND CHILL VALUES TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. THIS IS A WARNING THAT EXTREME WIND CHILL CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.
BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR COMBINED WITH WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KM/H ARE PRODUCING WIND CHILLS IN THE MINUS 45 TO MINUS 50 RANGE TODAY OVER AREAS NEAR THE HUDSON BAY COAST.UNDER THESE CONDITIONS EXPOSED FLESH MAY FREEZE IN MINUTES AND THERE IS A SERIOUS RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

Thank a lot to the folks on this forum for the advice on winter cycling
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Old 01-12-09, 07:22 PM   #2
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yowser that's cold! haven't seen temperatures like those since Russia.
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Old 01-12-09, 11:00 PM   #3
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^^^

For those who don't know Ithaca ... that's a real compliment!
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