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Biking in the Cold

As everyone is talking about right now...it's cold.  Like January cold...in November.  Tuesday I honestly don't think we hit 20.  Le Sigh.

I haven't yet given in to the freezing temps...I'm still biking to/from work.  I add the from designation because on the way to work, the sun is out, it's not too bad.  The ride home, when the sun has set, is when it seems a bit stupid.


I layer.

I wear jeans over my tights.
And wool socks over the tights.
One heavy duty pair of mittens on the way in.  Gloves and mittens home.
Hat.
Scarf.
Real winter coat (which I've never worn this early before).

My tips of my fingers still get cold.  What do I do?


No, I seriously don't know the answer.  If you have any suggestions for biking in the extreme cold, please share!


I have -30 degree gloves on my Christmas list.  Do they make those?

My 16⁰ ride to work this morning almost felt warm...maybe I'm acclimating.  
Doubt it.

I did take the bus/eL yesterday because I had all kinds of places to go after work and I felt so fancy and warm ;)

Happy Friday!

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