Dress up: Helly Hansen LIFA base layers

No one really likes the cold, not even Finns who have heat intolerance in their genes (seriously). That’s why my mom invented dressing up in layers to keep humankind warm, but not look like the Michelin man. There are a few schools out there: The Naturals vouch for different types of wool, where Merino is… Continue reading Dress up: Helly Hansen LIFA base layers

Dress up: Endura Full Monty gloves

As the colder weather is coming and I had to order something warmer, I went for the full-finger gloves from a UK company called Endura. The company is a solid performer for budget riders, but they don’t do it cheap. Far from it. In my last shipment there were quite a bit of Endura gear… Continue reading Dress up: Endura Full Monty gloves

Commuting: Getting ready for the cold

As you have probably realized, we are writing this blog from one of the most Northern countries in our planet, Finland. Thanks to that, the average annual temperature in our country is 4.8 degrees Celsius, which is a bit over 40 degrees Fahrenheit to our American readers. Our winter usually lasts about four months, from… Continue reading Commuting: Getting ready for the cold