I started cycling 15 years ago for the exercise.
Motto: Slow and steady is the way to go.
I now spend a lot of time on the trail as a volunteer.
I like to travel as well, normally by car but for the long distances I will fly.
After Saturday's snow and rain all the streets and trails are icy. So I went to the new highway but the pavement had ice under the snow. So I tried the gravel shoulder, not great but doable til the snow was 3-5 cm deep. It was sunny with a temp of -7