Friday, February 12, 2010

WIndchill warning

Winter can be cold, and it can be cold enough to freeze flesh if we add wind to the equation.

Windchill is what we got this morning. -13C temperature and 30-40 km wind (combined wind speed and bike speed) which calculates to a wind chill of -25C (-13F). That's c-c-c-cold.

Protection is important. Go here for more info about winter cycling.

Understanding the cold and windchill is a useful thing to do if you go outside and play in the winter.

The National Weather Service in the US has a nice web page and brochure on windchill here.


At 2:09 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Looks like it's warming up though!

It'll definitely be warm at Place Bonaventure this weekend for the Salon du VĂ©lo de Montreal.

Come check out the Guru Cycles booth #317!

Phil Pinsky
Marketing Manager
Guru Cycles


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