Over the next three days, Winnipeg will play host to cyclists from around the world who like to ride their bicycles in chilly, winter weather.
The International Winter Cycling Congress will bring together winter cycling experts, advocates and enthusiasts to figure out how to make our communities more bike-friendly in the winter.
About 200 people are expected to attend, with delegates coming from Denmark, the Netherlands, Finland, the United States and a number of other countries. About 60 speakers and panelists will also participate.
In the spirit of learning more about winter cycling, I thought I would take you for a ride to the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus on a cloudy day in January. Along the way, I offer some tips for winter cycling.