tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Blog

< June 2016 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 91011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Bike pit stop

You know how chilly the weather in San Francisco can be. This makes it great temperature for biking though. The air is cool enough I have minimal or no sweat to bike commute to my office.

A little preparation on clothing is useful. I usually wear just a T-shirt year round. This is a right balance between the cold air outdoor and the heat generated from the body exercising. It takes up to five to ten minutes to warm up to this balance though. So I usually start by wearing a jacket. At some major intersection I will hit a red light that stop for some 30 seconds. There I get off quickly, put down my backpack, take off my helmet, put off the jacket, stuff it into the backpack, and put the helmet back on. Usually the light will return to green at this point. So I right the bike, put my toe into the pedal, check that there is no traffic in my way and take off. If the timing is done right, this exercise will not cost me any time, definitely not a complete traffic light cycle.

Now that I think about my quick change drill, it is kind of like formula one pit stop! Not a second to be wasted.

2016.06.30 comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Delaying Brexit won't solve anything, Theresa May tells MPs (23 Jan 2019)

 

Emiliano Sala: 'No hope' for missing Cardiff City player (23 Jan 2019)

 

Zimbabwe troops accused of 'systematic torture' of protesters (23 Jan 2019)

 

Niagara Falls becomes a 'winter wonderland' (23 Jan 2019)

 

EU urges crackdown on 'golden passports' for big investors (23 Jan 2019)

 

Social media stars agree to declare when they post ads (23 Jan 2019)

 

Priyanka Gandhi launches political career ahead of key India polls (23 Jan 2019)

 

Dangerous chemicals found in nappy tests by French authority (23 Jan 2019)

 

Yang Hengjun: Australia seeks information on writer 'missing' in China (23 Jan 2019)

 

Venezuela opposition set for mass protest against Maduro (23 Jan 2019)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Ship traffic, January 23 (22 Jan 2019)

 

'I'm so fed up': With shoplifting all too frequent in Hayes Valley, some merchants are at wits' end (22 Jan 2019)

 

The highest-paying job in California isn't in tech, but a more traditional sector (22 Jan 2019)

 

AI policy is tricky. From around the world, they came to hash it out (22 Jan 2019)

 

EU’s antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny (21 Jan 2019)

 

Amazon knows what you buy, and it’s building a big ad business from it (21 Jan 2019)

more »


Site feed Updated: 2019-Jan-23 06:00