Most car drivers don't appreciate why cyclists avoid puddles or riding in the gutter, but the reasons are simple:
- You have no idea what's in the bottom of a puddle
- If you're cycling in the gutter you get the hell of a lot more splash-back when it is wet
Don't know what splash-back is? Well...
|Cycling in the Rain|
I was thinking as I ploughed on through the driving rain some kind of weather proof canopy would have been handy... then I remembered I'd actually seen one such thing:
So anyway since I was soaked to the skin I curtailed my ride this morning shortening my route to just under 14 miles instead of the 22 I had originally planned.