The Guardian: Topical advice for cycling on snow
Travel disruptions mean cycling, with a few adjustments, may be the best bet for getting to work vaguely on time.
Snow, for many, is already here. And after I’m done writing this, I’m going to put the knobbliest tyres I have on my bike for this morning’s commute.
I’ve got used to riding with a big crowd of cyclists on my way to and from work, but I suspect that as it has snowed overnight in London, the rank and file of two-wheeled commuters will be thinned out substantially.
But really, there’s no need to leave the bike at home, just because of a bit of the white stuff. In fact, with bus, train and London underground services reduced by the inclement weather, cycling might be about the best bet for getting to work vaguely on time. Read more