I've been experimenting a bit with different layering on the road and mountain bike rides as the temperature has gone down. Today was the first day I'd worn booties on the clipless shoes, new insulated windproof pants and some 200g polypro jumpsuit. Although everything seemed to have good mobility to it, I felt a bit like I was pedaling in molasses. Now my knees and hips are a bit sore. I'd only worn thin tights to this point, but their arent enough anymore.
Is this common? Can booties over clipless shoes take away some of the "float" that the knee likes? I'm guessing heavier leg wear will sap some speed from your normal average?