10 Tips for Riding in the Rain

Cyclists who live any place where it is guaranteed to rain on half of their riding days are wet-weather professionals.

Those itching to get off the trainer and onto a real bicycle aren't going to let water and road grit get in their way. And those who live in San Diego, California? Well, there is an outside chance that one day, drops will fall from the sky and soil those perky racing singlets everybody wears.

Sooner or later, everyone will be faced with riding in the rain, and with a little knowledge and the appropriate gear, spinning through showers can actually be an enjoyable experience. How do we know this? We contacted our Pacific Northwest wet-weather expert Philip Booth for a short list of 10 ways to motor through the mist happily—more or less.

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