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Grocery Cycling in the Snow.

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Riding in the Snow is actually fun, for you non-believers out there.
I generally take out a mountain bike this time of year, bit I've also invested in some nice treaded 700c winter tires that are likely to last a few seasons for my touring bike.
The hubby and I try our best to grocery shop via bike as much as possible, it doesn't happen as much as we would like in the winter. Not because of the cold, but because we live in a suburban - "I own a big truck!" area. Taking the kids along is not an option even on backroads where careless and aggressive driving is common and babysitting isn't always available. We also just enjoy going together. Laughing at each other, as we attempt to slide down steep grass hills where I usually end up on my back in the snow.

Here is a quick breakdown of what I wear and manage to stay mostly dry and warm once my body temperature rises: Smart Wool base layer leggings, Modrobes base layer top (Smartwool offers tops also and they are real…