Snow_2019_01_25.JPGThe Commuter is currently the main workhorse by virtue of being the only bike with spiked tyres. Today it was a trip to the local government office as part of the rush to get our boys naturalised as German citizens before March the 29th.

Snow spikes work so well I can cycle over surfaces where pedestrians were skittering about all over the place: I give them a lot of space to fall over.

I have since discovered one disadvantage: when swapping over to a Bakfiets with semi slick tyres you have to remember not to try turning on snow…