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Old 12-27-05, 01:22 PM   #1
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Trek Dirtwing winter cycling booties

I am gonna kick winters ass with these things.



I also got some under armor coldgear tights and 1/4 zip top for xmas.

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Old 12-27-05, 01:25 PM   #2
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joke:

i hear that booties are for roadies. does this mean you're getting gears and brakes for xmas too?

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You must have selective hearing! They're for roadies and smart people.
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i hear that booties are for roadies. does this mean you're getting gears and brakes for xmas too?

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Gears and brakes are where it's at.
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Old 12-27-05, 01:51 PM   #5
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I have the old version of those booties. Different logo and no pull tab, but the same otherwise.

Incredible in the cold stuff. I've taken them off after a 2 hour ride in 20 degree weather and the inside soles will be dripping with sweat.

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Ooh. How much would these run a guy?
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According to trekbikes.com (in the outerwear section) they're $54
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Old 12-27-05, 04:21 PM   #8
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i want a pair that'll fit over chucks..
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i want a pair that'll fit over chucks..
yikes. so many problems with that statement.
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i want a pair that'll fit over chucks..
me too. i hate boots. and i mainly wear chucks or similar slim profile shoes. even if it is snowing.
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They're for cycing shoes, dudes. I suppose you could just wear them over boots or shoes but...no
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i figured they were for cycling shoes, as i think all the booties i've seen are. that's why i said i wanted a pair that fit over chucks...cause i hate wearing boots. i guess i wasn't clear. but now that i'm thinking more about it, my chucks are slimmer than my roomies cycling shoes, i bet they'd fit.
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believe me, i own a pair of PI booties that fit over my road shoes and i've tried to get them over my chucks. no luck!
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Actually you might want a more bulky shoe with them. My Pearl Izumi MTB shoes fit really well inside. I'm thinking a shoe with a really low profile would allow for too much wiggle room.

May I suggest puting your foot inside a ziplock baggie before puing your chucks on and doubling up on socks?
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yea imma try the ziplock baggies once it gets freezing. double socks don't help me much.
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Well, the ziplock baggie won't make your foot any warmer, but it will block the wind. Plus 2 layers of socks for more insulation...should be toasty
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awesome. i <3 bikeforums.
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i have a pair of those they rule. ive had them for over a year. super warm.
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