Cycling in the rain

rain2014-2Some people are afraid of a bit of rain, even in the Netherlands, and they will say they don’t cycle because of that fear for rain. To bust the myth that it always rains, Gerard Poels from Grave (near Nijmegen) started the site “It almost never rains” on which he has documented his every ride and whether it was a dry or a rainy one for six years now. The percentage of his wet rides (9.4% after 5 years) is a bit more than that average of rain of 6.5%, but still the vast majority of his rides is completely dry! — Read more.