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Cycling Adventures in the Rain

Conquering Slick Streets: Cycling Adventures in the Rain (and Tips to Avoid My Oily Demise) Ah, the rain. For some, it's a cozy lullaby, a reason to curl up with a good book and a hot mug. For others, it's an exhilarating challenge, an opportunity to push through the elements and emerge stronger. I fall into the latter category, especially when it comes to cycling. There's something undeniably freeing about weaving through wet streets, dodging raindrops, and feeling the wind whip through your hair (or under your helmet, in my case). But let me tell you, my love affair with rainy cycling hasn't always been smooth sailing. In fact, my first foray into wet-weather riding almost ended in disaster. I was feeling invincible, zipping along a familiar route, relishing the cool spray on my face. Then, approaching an intersection, I hit a patch of pavement that felt like black ice. My tires lost traction instantly, sending me skidding across the asphalt