Is 'it's too cold to ride!' a good excuse? Tragically, it seems not

Is 'it's too cold to ride!' a good excuse? Tragically, it seems not

I abandoned the bike in the doorway, left a trail of kit across the floor and collapsed. The room span like a 13-year-old trying whisky and I couldn’t get my breathing back to normal. The fingers of my right hand, numb from 10 minutes into the the 2.5-hour ride, stung like they’d been slammed in a freezer door. Surely road riding when it’s below zero degrees Celsius does more harm than good? Cold weather riding tips for beginners BikeRadar 's guide to winter cycling Best winter cycling clothing: a buyer's guide Having warmed up enough to only need three jumpers, I did a little research and discovered than not only is exercising in very low temperatures perfectly okay, it may actually be advantageous. Also, at least one commonly-accepted ‘fact’ is complete sh… shumthing… something you’d find frozen to the bottom of a penguin. That nonsense ‘fact’ is that you lose ...

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