Riding to and from work is an efficient way to boost your weekly mileage and with the state of rush hour roads, it’s often quicker than taking the tin can and better for the environment, too. So we’re agreed: on the whole, cycle commuting is excellent. However, it takes a little organisation, a little patience, and sometimes there are set backs.
Here’s a look at some of the struggles that we reckon most commuters will have come across at some point…
Struggle One: The battle with dark mornings is real
Getting up in the morning is hard enough for most people – add in that over winter you’re very often relying on artificial light sources to see where you’re going and it’s a whole lot worse.
The good news is that this does mean you get to see the sunrise – and it is beautiful. If you feel you’re struggling to get up because you didn’t get the shut-eye you needed, check out these eight foods to help you sleep.