Winter Cycling - temperature ratings of 3 tights
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I'd just like to know what you guys would consider the temperature ratings of the following 3 pairs of tights.
MEC Venturi Tights (http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=12699&bmUID=1028637733492)
Louis Garneau 1 (http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=195823&bmUID=1028637733495)
Louis Garneau 2 (http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=12911&bmUID=1028637733496)
09-27-02, 10:22 PM
Sorry, don't know anything about tights. I thought this was talking about the same thing as a three dog night... :D
10-31-02, 06:33 PM
Me too! Thought you meant it was ****in 3 tights cold this morning...
10-31-02, 10:42 PM
Hi I would have to say based on the weight of the tights.Temp ratings are hard to figure everyone is diffrent.I use 200 weight e.m.s. tights to -0 F.Just a guess I would say the Lousi Garneau at 330 grams is the wamest,next the MEC tights and last the Lousi Garneau at 215 grams.
11-01-02, 07:13 AM
I'll wear my normal-weight lycra tights [about the same weight as bike shorts down to 5C). I'll wear polypropylene tights down to about -5C [maybe lower if there's no wind]. When it gets really cold, I wear two pairs of tights -- a sligtly oversized lycra over polypropylene. I don't normally ride below -10C.
This has got to be one of the latest reply threads ever, my original message was in early August! Thanks for the advice though.
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