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Slush Puppies: How to Enjoy Biking in the Winter

Just wanted to make sure I get a link up to a great article in the Post about Winter Cycling in Toronto called “Slush Puppies” from Spacing contributor Tammy Thorne:

The non-stop snow doesn’t mean much to the city’s small army of winter cyclists: They still get to work faster than you

Torontonians are reputed to be whiners when it comes to weather. But, as Canadians, we are better known for our innate drive to conquer the elements. It is in our bones, part of our history. A robust people who embrace our northern landscape in all its inclement glory, we refuse to be kept inside by a simple snow squall.

A typical Torontonian is more likely to be injured teetering along in a pair of fashionable boots on an icy sidewalk than riding a bike to work. Yet winter cyclists in the city are met with mixed reactions that range from amusement to disbelief to hostility.

More at the Post.



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