The Reluctant Roadbike Commuter

March 2, 2017,   has blogged 3983  posts

When I moved to rural Ireland, lots of people said (or wrote) to me some equivalent of: Aha! There’s no way you will continue commuting on an upright step-through bike. Those distances, those hills, those wind speeds? A roadbike will be more efficient and faster. And they weren’t wrong about those factors posing a challenge …