Winter riding presents additional challenges, a more cautious approach. Here in the mountains it often dictates shorter rides as we wait for the sun to get high enough to warm the roads a bit and clear the icy spots. Even so, with the sun staying low in the southern sky there are shadowy spots that never really warm during the day. When extended cold snaps come it's prudent to avoid the roads that have a lot of these and stick to the lower valley rides.
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