Oh the joys of bike commuting! From early starts in the drizzling rain, to the inevitable moment you realise you’ve reached the office without a pair of ‘normal’, non-cycling trousers to wear that day.
Aggressive drivers, dreadful weather and a supercharged appetite that will see you consume thousands of calories every lunchtime – all these things and more are part and parcel of the cycle commuter’s lifestyle.
Maybe you’ve been riding to and from work for a while now, but you’re not sure yet if the label ‘commuter’ applies to you?
To mark Strava’s Global Bike to Work Day on Tuesday May 10, we’ve come up with 12 signs that you’ve crossed over the line from ‘person who occasionally rides to their job’ to ‘seasoned bike commuter’.