Today marked my lowest morning temperature departure, at 21.5F. Pretty chilly, but this temp has more an effect on my mind before I get on my bike than while I am pedaling. I made a brief stop at the coffee shop and met another fellow cyclist there. He introduced me to several of his acquaintances. Nothing like expanding social connections as a result of riding around. Anyway, after a brief conversation I soon had to get going to the office and within 10 minutes I was off again in the deep chill.
Despite these very frosty temps I saw three other cyclists outside today, including this one (who I think I've seen before) who didn't seem to benefit from decent cold weather gear: