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Old 11-23-21, 08:13 AM
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pdlamb
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Originally Posted by 79pmooney View Post
A classic BF thread! OP asks about an idea that is roundly denounced. A few posts later tells us he's done it and for his riding it works really well. (I was like the first few to respond. Virtually all of my winter riding has been in wet places like southern Michigan, Boston and the PNW but I kept my mouth shut.) The fact that we've learned the OP is doing something that works well for him barely slows the ridicule of his idea.
I must have missed something. OP came back and wrote:

Originally Posted by cjenrick View Post
i made a pair out of a down jacket someone put out on the curb.

for cold and dry weather only. and SPD pedals. i have shoe covers for rain already.

just wanted something good for the low 30's.

i did a search but found no commercial version out there..

just wanted to know if i am the only one riding theses things.
Where in that post did OP say "for his riding it works really well?"

All I saw was a planned temperature range (FWIW I handle low 30s easily with thick wool socks) and the "cold and dry weather only" limitation.
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