This week, showers, strong winds and even lightning surprised much of the Bay Area. While storms and high wind knock out power and blow down trees, the year's first rain also wreaks havoc on the roads.
If you're committed to bike-commuting to work, the day will come (if it hasn't already) when you'll have to ride in the rain. Although it's not exactly the most pleasant time spent on two wheels, don't let wet weather stop your riding plans. With the right gear and a few extra precautions, you can arrive to work safely and mostly dry. Here's how.