International Winter Bike to Work Day 2019

Friday, February 8th: a great day to enjoy some winter bicycling with people around the world. It’s International Winter Bike to Work Day!
Arrive at work with some snowflakes on your coat, frozen eyelashes, and enjoy bicycle benefits like:
Teal bicycle with snowy bike path, ice-covered Mississippi river, and bridges in the distance

Biking to work on a snowy day in St. Paul

 

Commit to ride your bike to work and check the Winter Bike to Work Day Twitter account for photos and stories from your fellow cyclists around the world.

 

Close up of bicycle with black bar mitt on handlebar, covered with tiny six-pointed snowflakes of various shapes.

Perfectly formed snowflakes on my bicycle bar mitt

 

Need some tips on biking to work? Please comment here with your questions, or reference some previous streets.mn posts:

 

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4 Responses to International Winter Bike to Work Day 2019

  1. Betsy Larey February 1, 2019 at 12:02 pm #

    I would but the golf course isn’t open till spring😂😂😂😂

  2. Melissa Wenzel
    Melissa Wenzel February 1, 2019 at 7:17 pm #

    I normally work from home on Fridays but will go into the office to honor International Winter Bike to Work Day. I hear we might be in for another cold snap. Good thing many of us already know how to bike in cold weather!!

  3. Melissa Wenzel
    Melissa Wenzel February 4, 2019 at 8:24 am #

    As long as it’s not freezing rain during the commute, I’m biking!! Oh, all right, I’ll figure out something for that too….luckily temps will be low enough to not worry about that.

    • Jenny Werness
      Jenny Werness February 4, 2019 at 11:46 am #

      Freezing rain is my least favorite winter weather, that’s for sure. But on the other hand, it often makes for gorgeous trees to look at!

      I’m thinking of putting on one yak-trak for icy days. Studs for my feet!

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