Winter Biking: Wear Yak Wool and Never Be Cold Again

Facts About Yaks Despite their looks, yaks produce soft, warm, and strong wool. Living in the high altitude of the Himalayas at 4000-5000 meters in harsh weather conditions, yaks need the ability to stay warm. Under the yak’s thick and rough hair is a warm down which is used to make the wool. Each springContinue reading “Winter Biking: Wear Yak Wool and Never Be Cold Again”

A Top 10 Winter Cycling Item for Women

Winter cycling can be so exhilarating. Energizing and relaxing simultaneously. But when you start working up a sweat, the run of the mill sports bras leave you wet and chilled. I’ve been a fan of merino wool sports bras since they were recommended to me a couple of years back by a women’s MTB group.Continue reading “A Top 10 Winter Cycling Item for Women”

Cycling outdoors is year-round

Here in Chicago most cyclists head down into the basement for trainer rides. But that is not high on my list unless I need a specific workout. Instead I’ve learned how to dress for the elements enabling me to ride in almost any temperature. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t love it when the mercuryContinue reading “Cycling outdoors is year-round”