I rode into work again this morning. Not far. But I rode in. 28 degrees outside. Temps that low (here in NC) will surely wake you up as you churn your way to work on a bike. I know it did for me this morning.
I had my panniers PACKED with stuff….(lunch, iPad, Laptop, snacks, headphones, etc…) and it really weighed me down to the point that I knew I’d be taking it a bit slower into work. Still beats lugging all that stuff in a backpack. Let the bike carry the weight.
I will hit 100 miles for the month on my ride back to my car this afternoon. I’m pleased with that number… here are my January totals over the years: