It has been a long and cold winter in the greater Boston area. Baseball season is only a few weeks away and the "feels like" temperature on my ride to work this morning was 2 degrees American (-16 Celsius for the enlightened countries). Reader George from New Hampshire came up with his own hack for fighting the chill. George is up for questions so feel free to pose them in comments. I appreciate your patience in advance as due to spam I have to moderate the comments.
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This setup really puts the kill on the wind chill. Modified seat post w/110 degree bend, lowers head height ~ 8 in. & moves pedals to crank forward position. Very effective at protecting hands & face from extreme cold.
For my feet I wear heavy work boots. Light & stable in crosswinds. Over past 2 months I have comfortably made numerous rides of 10 - 20 miles, w temps in low teens & single digits. It sure beats pedaling a stationary bike! Carbon fiber version is in the works. I'll be glad to answer questions.