Howling gales hurling hailstones in your face do not make for mountain biking fun – but we are in Pembrokeshire – where weather can change fast and distances are not huge.
So, if you are in Newport, look out of the window – is it dry now?
Yes? Jump into your winter riding gear (remembering the Norwegian motto: no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothing).
Pedal up on to Carningli and the Christmas cobwebs will clear in no time.
If it starts pouring down, turn downhill and you’ll soon be back in the warm.