Bike to Work Day is an annual event held on various days in the Spring across the United States and Canada that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to work.
Rain or Shine, here are a few tips to follow:
- Take it slow and steady.
Streets, train tracks and white paint can get slippery when it rains. AND, your brakes will grab more slowly.
- Dress for the weather.
Wear a rain jacket for sure and, if you have them, a pair of rain pants. You’ll stay much drier that way.
- If you don’t have rain pants, wear old pants you don’t mind getting wet and then bring a dry pair to change into at the office.
- Wear rubber-soled shoes
– much easier to push off from a wet pavement than those with leather soles.