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Old 04-08-11, 07:31 AM
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Arcanum
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Bikes: 2010 Kona Dr. Dew, Moose Bicycle XXL (fat bike), Yuba Mundo V3

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I'm still wearing mostly "normal" clothes: T-shirts and jeans. I do mostly commuting and recreational riding, and it hasn't warmed up enough for me to really need the athletic gear.

I did buy a new jacket recently, though: A Merrell Ridgeline. (Mine is actually black, because Dick's only had black and a rather ugly brown in stock.)



It's a nice super-light uninsulated softshell. It's very effective at blocking the wind, so if you're exerting yourself (by riding for instance), it's comfortable from the upper 20s up into the mid-40s (higher if you unzip some). Put an insulating layer on under it, and you're good at least down into the teens. The water repellent attributes are pretty effective as well. Tends to run long, too, which is good for cycling. I'm really happy with it.
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