It’s winter in the South
Since my move to Greenville, South Carolina I have been enjoying the nice weather that the Greenville PR spin machine had been promising me. However that all changed today. And although the sun was out, the temperature dipped into the low 50′s. I rode over to the Hincapie HQ to do my usual ride with the guys and felt the cold icy grip of winter. I was critically under-dressed for the conditions. I can no longer deny it: I am now living in the South and need to dress seasonally. My SoCal brain is trying to wrap it’s head around this concept of rain, falling leaves and the possibility of snow. Long finger gloves, a thick winter riding coat and booties will now have to become part of my cycling wardrobe. And looking at weather.com we might actually have some kind of snow this Thursday. When I saw this report I almost curled into a fetal position as I am completely and utterly unable to deal with the cold. I would think with my Irish background I would be able to handle the cold, however I can’t. Well I gotta adjust because starting this Saturday is the Upstate Winter League. In order to make a good impression on the Greenville cycling community I need to man up, dress warmly and be prepared to ride.