Everyone knows the Bike Snob. Even non-cyclists I’ve come across have heard of him or read one of his articles. He had a really funny quote recently that is worth sharing.
“After all, we are cyclists, and unlike users of other forms of transportation we are constantly looking inward in order to better understand ourselves. This is because, unlike, say, the bus passenger or the roller-skier, we know that the unexamined life is not worth living. Also, we’re profoundly smug and self-absorbed, and we all operate under the delusion that what we’re doing is special. There’s a fine line between introspection and masturbation, and we cross it with every pedal stroke.”
Now to the meat of the article. I’ve seen the bar end mitts for a while. I was wondering if anyone has tried them yet and how effective they are? It is kind of a neat alternative to putting on gloves every time you go for a ride. Maybe this is something to pursue.