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DWR Care

DWR stands for Durable Water Repellent and is the coating used on breathable but waterproof outerwear. All of my raingear is a few years old. If you’re riding in the rain like I am this week, you may be discovering that your DWR raingear is not has durable or repellent as it used to be. read more »

Cycling in the rain

I hear it’s raining heavily in some parts of the United States. This full coverage bike rain suit is getting lots of mention, but even with all the ventilation that thing looks like a sauna to me. And it’s not available until next Spring. The best solution, in my opinion? Full coverage fenders and more read more »

Waterproof renewal

The U.S. National Weather Service tells me to expect rain all day on Friday in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you’ve discovered that your rain jacket isn’t as waterproof as it used to be, you can rehabilitate the waterproofing with various products.

Marc Ducote was Just Riding Along when he saved a life

Marc Ducote owns Bicycle World in Jefferson Louisiana. He was Just Riding Along his usual route on the Mississippi River levee dressed in full roadie kit when he saw smoke, and then fire. He rode down to investigate and saw a dump truck had hit a trailer home and knocked it clean off of its read more »

Attention SF Bay Area: Rain on the way

Lest this latest stretch of beautiful weather lulls you into complacency, allow me to remind you that it’s almost December and heavy rain and wind is on the way.

Attention SF Bay Area: Rain Monday

Don’t let the gorgeous sunshine and warm weather fool you: We’re supposed to get a little rain on Monday, so strap your fenders on and dig your rain gear out of the closet.