All cyclists have a special relationship with the wind. Some hate it. Others, like me, see it as an opportunity–the way others see climbs.
When we’re riding, we take the wind as we find it. But when we’re comfortably ensconced in front of some glowing screen or another, we can look at really cool things like the completely awesome live wind map developed by Hint.fm.
Here’s a static version of what it looks like:
The interactive version allows you to zoom in and out and mouseover for wind data for a given location. And there’s an archive of past maps, also interactive.