A Few Thoughts on Freezing Saddles 2015

bike in snow
Freezing Saddles is a friendly competition by the Washington Area Bike Forum (aka Bike Arlington Forum). Basically, you bike from January 1st to the last day of winter (March 19). You gain points for every day and every mile you ride. You are assigned a team, and the team and individual with the most points win. Other prizes are given for side-bets and for any kind of dubious honor one can think up, such as the longest ride, or the lowest average miles.

It’s a fun way to encourage people to keep riding throughout the winter. It’s also an opportunity for statistics geeks to go nuts and parse the data in every which way possible. So, with that in mind, let me present a few pointless stats of my own.
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February 2015 Stats

For the month of February, I biked 59.82 miles in 11 days. February remains the month when I bike the least because of the weather and my work schedule.

Still going through Freezing Saddles. Haven’t decided if I’ll do the Errandonnee this year. Kind of getting tired of biking in the cold.