Bicycles As Transport: Painted Shoulders and Bike Lanes

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As with any other activity, using a bicycle in winter can still be done when preparations are made.

In Canada, there are mixed feelings about whether a bicycle is an appropriate transport choice in winter. Responses to this idea (as of the time of this writing) often include statements along the lines of “you can’t ride in the cold” or “you can’t ride in the snow”.

The weather has been cooler. The days shorter. Does winter mean that bicycles can no longer useful transport tools?

Not at all.

As with any other winter activity, using a bicycle can still be done when preparations are made.

There’s something immensely practical about bike baskets and not having to worry about backpacks or pannier bags for quick errands.

Sometimes, it’s the simple things that make all the difference.

It probably sounds obvious to anyone who has already discovered the joy of a bike basket, but there’s something immensely practical about not having to worry about backpacks or pannier bags when you want to run a quick errand to the grocery store.

Source: The most important bike accessory you’ll ever own

 

The Bikeport seconds this.

The topic of baskets and other items that enable people to carry things using their bicycle is discussed in: Bicycles As Transport: Carrying Things

Check out these Cargo Capacity products for ideas on how to enable carrying things on your own bicycle.