With over 1,000 wildfires burning around the state of California, bike riding is a little bit tough. I'm avoiding long distance riding, but even my short bike commute leaves me choking on my phlegm. Here's what the smoke looks like from space.
Air quality management districts throughout California caution residents to refrain from outdoor activity because of the smoke.
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I live in Palo Alto and commute to Redwood City via my bicycle. It's not so bad. If it gets too hazy I have a shemagh (think desert banadana) that I can throw over my face. Bonus points because it makes me look like a bandit!
oh it's not that bad. I've been training 4-5x a week (2 hours a day at high intensity) and the worst these past weeks has been light phlegm (I live in Saratoga). Just a part of our habitat. Redwoods can't even germinate without the fire, that's what I keep reminding myself :) I think we'll be okay. Hang in there.