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Old 11-02-12, 09:50 PM   #1
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showers pass shoe covers

Saw the touring shoe covers on close out online last night and thought they would make a nice Christmas gift for ME. Anyone out there have these? I don't ride with clipless so that's not a problem
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Old 11-02-12, 11:21 PM   #2
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I ride clipless, and find them to be very nice for really wet days. I have some castelli covers I use for road riding when warmth and dry are the concern, but the Showers Pass do a great job and are easy to get on and off.
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Old 11-03-12, 12:06 AM   #3
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Here are the ones I have:

Click here

I just bought the ones you mentioned but did do some homework before. I looked at this site this morning: http://bikearoundtheworld.typepad.co...oe-covers.html

Then I bought them this morning. They look great. The company is wonderful to deal with too!
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Very cool thanks for the links. I think they will be great. I wear W/B lightweight hikers in the winter so these should do the trick.
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I've had the Touring Shoe covers going on my third year. They definitely solved the wet foot problem. I've ridden in these in torrential downpours and come out dry as a whistle. They'll fit most any shoe you put in them. They fit my Keen sandals, but the Snow Sneakers I wear in the winter are too big. A must-have to complete your Rain outfit.
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I've had the Touring Shoe covers going on my third year. They definitely solved the wet foot problem. I've ridden in these in torrential downpours and come out dry as a whistle. They'll fit most any shoe you put in them. They fit my Keen sandals, but the Snow Sneakers I wear in the winter are too big. A must-have to complete your Rain outfit.
Are the saddles clipless? Can you please link us to your saddles? Been looking for some.

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Are the saddles clipless? Can you please link us to your saddles? Been looking for some.
http://www.rods.com/tack/western/western-saddles.html
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Lol. Darn auto spell on cell. Those are good looking saddles.

I meant sandles
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I often just wear rubber boots .. LL Bean, made in Maine.
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Lol. Darn auto spell on cell. Those are good looking saddles.

I meant sandles
I couldn't resist....you can get Keen's most anywhere. Try locally first. Big box sports stores have them. I have the Newports and they are not clipless. They're not cheap either. But they fit in my toe clips good. They have a clipless model but I don't swing that way. Spring and fall I wear thick socks with them and they are very comfortable.

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NEOS are another , more serious Over shoe,
but the Showers pass ones will fold up
and go in your bag better , when not wearing them.

Seam sealed NEOS have a real Tread on the bottom for deeper snow walking.
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NEOS are another , more serious Over shoe,
but the Showers pass ones will fold up
and go in your bag better , when not wearing them.

Seam sealed NEOS have a real Tread on the bottom for deeper snow walking.
I have the NEOS Explorers. The Snow sneakers fit inside good. I wear these below 5f. Totally coldproof.
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