Dry weather gloves and Rule 9: Be a badass

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Kitchen mitts doubling as cold weather gloves on the bike

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – These work – they really do. Kitchen mitts for cold weather rides.

These are my winter, dry weather, gloves. They actually are heat resistant for the kitchen – but they are so thick, fingers stay warm all ride. But they are dry weather so, given recent forecasts, they are useless. To all the cyclists out Continue reading

Frosty rides and the search for gravel

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Cyclist riding through canopy of trees in Brussels

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Country roads within Brussels boundaries.

Morning ride with the boss. Changes of season brings cold snaps and great frost. It also brings cold feet. We were exploring off-road locations in and about Brussels for a photo shoot he has planned.  Continue reading