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  1. #601
    Senior Member digibud's Avatar
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    Westmass, you need to move someplace warmer. 35F yesterday. Put booties over my shoes. Wore Craft pants with windbloc front over my biking shorts. Put thin patagonia polypro underwear top under my normal short sleeve cycling jersey. Added a windbloc vest and put a shell over all that. Added a thin balaclava and wore gloves under my pogies. I could have left the pogies off but they'll just stay on my bike at this point. I was dressed perfectly. I unzipped my shell almost entirely after I warmed up. The windbloc vest is key for me. It lets me open up my outer jacket and get good air circulation without getting wind directly on my chest. Studded tires keep my ride slow as the old dog I am, but it was a good two hour workout.
    Alaskans for global warming.

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    What's this lever do? chapel's Avatar
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    24F along the ocean
    Columbia Half Life jacket http://www.amazon.com/Columbia-Mens-.../dp/B005CUKSLY
    Mechanix Original Stealth gloves (not enough, hands were icicles after a mile)
    Becker Bec-Tech Balaclava (pulled off my nose because it fogs my glasses)
    Keen Targhee II Mid boots

    I need to get some more stuff.
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    1987 Centurion Sport DLX 58cm | 1989 Centurion IronMan Master 48cm | 1996 GT Vertigo

  3. #603
    Graybeard wrpeterson's Avatar
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    Was low thirties with a light breeze coming off Narragansett Bay - wore Sporthill XC pants (commute is short enough such that chamois not required), Smartwool socks, Specialized SPD shoes with PI toe covers, t-shirt with Sporthill Ultimate Visibility II top, covered with Showers Pass Double Century shell. Reflective Buff and helmet with OR PL100 gloves under PI Gel half-finger bike gloves.

    Core and toes were pretty good - feel like I might've needed a little more glove...
    Submarines once, Submarines twice...

  4. #604
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    Performance elite shorts, LG short-sleeved jersey.....it was 70F here in central NC. It isn't going to last and I can see the base layers and tights in my near future!

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    pro in someone's theory prooftheory's Avatar
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    24 degrees Farenheit
    Under armour base mock
    Pearl Izumi thermal jersey
    Pearl Izumi shorts
    Go-lite tights - These are great deal.
    Dakine titan mittens
    Under Armor Cold Gear hood
    Wool socks
    shopping-bag sock liners
    road shoes
    prescription glasses

    If anything I was too warm.

  6. #606
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    28F in Boston this evening. I wore:

    UA Coldgear compression base layer top
    Pearl Izumi Thermal jersey
    performance elite shorts
    LG Classique tights
    performance hat
    performance lobster gloves
    LG neoprene booties
    UA socks - the same kind that I wear for all rides

    i started a bit chilly but was generally comfortable at 20mph pace. If there was any shortcoming, it was the tights. A little bit more wind protection would have been welcome. But, then they would be too warm in milder conditions. Tomorrow morning it will be 22F with a 'feels like' of 13F. I'll be wearing the same clothes. Fingers crossed!

  7. #607
    The Recumbent Quant cplager's Avatar
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    25F on the east coast:

    Two pairs cotton socks (wool socks just ordered), wool liners, winter shoes
    long underwear pants, long riding pants, waterproof rain pants
    undershirt, long underwear shirt, riding jacket, waterproof rain jacket
    Baraclava, neoprene mask, and behind the ear earmuffs
    40 degree gloves and bar mitts.

    My problem is that my ride is hilly enough I'm either sweating going up the hill at 5 mph or being blasted at 30 mph. Wasn't going too badly (my glasses were fogging badly), but then my front derailleur cable snapped and my low is pretty low (so I could pedal going up the hills but coasted going down). Without the usual physical output, I was a bit cold when I arrived at work today.
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    aka Tom Reingold noglider's Avatar
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    Last night it was in the low 30's. I had to cross the East River into Brooklyn. I wore a wool hat over my helmet, a regular dress shirt, a thin wool sweater, my new Showers Pass rain jacket, jeans, wool socks, and hiking style shoes with SPD cleats. I couldn't find my winter gloves so I wore my summer gloves.

    I was slightly underdressed, especially with my gloves, but I'm very happy to say it was pretty good overall. This jacket is a huge winner and worth every penny.
    Please email me rather than sending me a private message. My address is noglider@pobox.com

    Tom Reingold
    Residences: West Village, New York City and High Falls, NY
    Blogs: The Experienced Cyclist; noglider's ride blog

  9. #609
    Graybeard wrpeterson's Avatar
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    Another chilly day along the Narragansett - mid-30s and windy (12-15mph). Poly-pro mock neck, with 100 wt fleece, covered with Showers Pass jacket. Skivs and PI Thermal Elite tights; Smartwool socks under Spesh shoes and PI Thermal Elite toe covers. Reflective Buff under the helmet and Swix XC gloves for the paws. Pretty comfy all the way around.
    Submarines once, Submarines twice...

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    Weather conditions were partly cloudy, 34F, windy from the NW.

    Smartwool liner socks
    Darn Tough wool over the calf socks
    Sidi summer shoes 1/2 size larger to accommodate the socks
    LG toe covers
    LG booties
    Ibex wool bib knickers
    Ibex A-shirt wool base layer
    Smartwool long sleeve full zip jersey
    Ibex beanie under helmet
    Sugoi helmet cover
    EMS Gore-tex gauntlet style gloves with primaloft insulation
    Showers Pass soft shell jacket
    Bolle sunglasses with prescription insert

    I was quite comfortable even riding into the wind. The EMS gloves are the warmest I've ever had but not as good as mittens. I also have a pair of Hestra 3 finger ski mitts which I'm saving for colder temps. The SP jacket is nice because the fit is quite snug so very little wind drag and vents that can be opened. I like the wool stuff, it's comfortable and I think it works in a wider range of temps than the synthetics. Also doesn't smell . My feet and hands are the big problems. Bar Mitts work well. The downside is if it's windy they tend to act as a sail.

  11. #611
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    26F light wind

    Zimco thermal bib tights
    Cheapo long underwear
    Ultimate wool long socks
    Air Force sleep shirt
    Pearl Izumi soft shell
    Iron man ski mask from Walmart
    Smartwool liner glove
    180s CRG gloves
    Shimano SH-R087G road shoes
    Sugoi Resistor booties

    I wasn't as cold as yesterday. And I found some bar mitts for drop bars on Amazon.

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    6F/-14C morning, 11F/-12C afternoon
    Wind around 10MPH, light snow

    Legs/feet:
    Thermolator II long underwear
    Cheesy polyester leggings
    Helly Hansen rain pants
    REI Expedition socks
    Snow boots

    Top:
    Eddie Bauer coat with Thinsulate Lite Loft
    Hoodie
    Thin sweater dress (yay work)

    Head:
    Carhardt fleece hat with built in face mask
    Ski goggles
    Regular/summer cycling helmet

    Hands:
    Fox River ragg wool mittens
    Homemade plastic wind breaker/pogie type things (on bike)

    Outcome: Awesome. And I can take all the winter stuff off and be work-appropriate in under two minutes.

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