"I don't go out when it's below 5" said I, to BR and Vulc yesterday. Ha. Famous last words, I thought today, as we rode through a village showing 5 degrees, and we then went higher up into the mountains. Thank goodness for winter kit and heated grips!
Had a couple of other bikers with us today. The guy on the Ducati was fine, but the guy on the BMW kept falling well behind. When we got to the bar for breakfast, it turned out that his hands were so cold, he could barely ride. Then I noticed that he was wearing normal jeans! Took him ages to find his willy when he went for a pee.
Turns out that these pair have over 50 bikes between them. Mostly old Bultaco's and stuff like that. Insurance is only 30 euros a year on bikes over 25 years old. Hmmm. Might hang on to mine a bit longer then!