Now that we've almost made it through the winter it's maybe a good time to collect tips for next year' novice winter riders.
Equipment -- what do you need? Studs or no? Disc vs cantilever brakes? Favorite wet/cold lube? Any tps to keep the bike going through winter?
Attire -- any must haves?
Where to ride -- any stretches of pathway or road that were consistently awful to use and your alternative route?
Any lessons learned?
Overall experience with snow clearing on city streets, bike lanes, pathways?
Any articles you read, sites discovered, that dealt with winter riding? Statistics?