Extreme weather shouldn't mean extreme boredom. Whether it is hot or cold, wet or dry, you can stay active as long as you're able to plan for the weather.
Whether you're hitting the open tarmac or the back roads to the North Georgia Mountains on your dualsport, you want to know what the weather conditions are going to be like. You need to know what to wear, how to pack, & what route to take. The WeatherBug App can get you dialed with all these & more! With features like live doppler radar, real time traffic, local pollen counts, detailed hourly & 10 day forecast, the WeatherBug App has got you covered. Check the forecast hourly through out the day during your ride to avoid inclement weather. Don't get stuck in traffic on a rainy day without rain gear when you could've been prepared. There are so many good features to keep you up to date in real time with this app that it should be apart of every ADV riders setup.
When the weather heats up, heading to the beach is a great way to catch some sun. If you are lucky, you will also be catching some extreme waves- something that you can check up on with your “weather radar for my location” function on your iPhone or android weather app. The beachfront is always cooler than the city, and you have the added benefit of relaxing in the sun, enjoying some great seafood, and catching some noteworthy waves.
Dropping temperatures are the perfect excuse to escape to a mountain resort for some snowboarding. Depending on your experience, you can learn the basics or perfect your skills and enjoy the cold. Regardless of your level, you can use your “weather radar for my location” app to track the weather the local radar weather, so that you can be one of the first to catch fresh powder. Having your app handy will also help you avoid encountering unpleasant blizzards and hazardous conditions.
MMA: If the beach or the mountains are out of the question, and the weather has you locked in at home, check out some mixed martial arts fights. You can relax by your television, or you can learn some moves with a variety of instructional material. Learning some basic martial arts can boost confidence and may even be lifesaving in a life threatening situation. If you want to plan a gathering for an MMA fight, be sure to check your weather app for incoming inclement weather.
No matter which sport you choose, it is always wise to have a weather app handy in case the weather changes unexpectedly. Sometimes, the random weather changes can even make for better sporting conditions, but only if you are prepare accordingly. . .