If my hands could talk, they would say “it’s been a long cold winter”. It’s hard to believe that two years ago I was riding my bike into work, and enjoying more temperate weather.

This year, I’ll be enjoying a 33% longer bike ride. I’ll be travelling 28km in each direction. It’s too early to tell how this will affect the length of my season, as it will be difficult riding such long distances during the early darkness of the fall. I’m sure I’ll end up reaching similar mileage to last year though.

Here’s a picture that will get me through the next few weeks: