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How cold do you go?

Old 02-01-21, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by cjenrick
what kind of gloves are those?
https://road.cc/content/review/14237...ftshell-gloves

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Old 02-01-21, 05:49 PM
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-15c. If colder I ride the stationary bike.
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Old 02-01-21, 07:55 PM
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I will be the first to admit that I'm a fair weather cyclist. The simple truth is that I detest the cold and snow. 60 degrees Fahrenheit is rock bottom for me. Anything colder than that, the pain far outweighs the pleasure.
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Old 02-01-21, 08:01 PM
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I will be the first to admit that I'm a fair weather cyclist. The simple truth is that I detest the cold and snow. 60 degrees Fahrenheit is rock bottom for me. Anything colder than that, the pain far outweighs the pleasure.
60*F and i'm in shorts and a single base layer under my jersey.
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Old 02-02-21, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by green3ac
For those of you who do go out in freezing (or below freezing) temperatures, what gear have you found to be especially helpful for keeping warm (without having to stop and take layers off)?
Nice thing about a velomobile, I wear what I would wear on a normal bike down to about 40F. In the velo, I'm still comfortable down into single digits.

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Old 02-02-21, 04:24 PM
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my new year most cold ride was at -1 and my setup was:
full summer equip with long sleeves+leggins , and underwear shirt plus sleeveless jacket and a kway. But i had to admit my foots and hands were a lot cold (used wrong pair of socks , and a too thin pair of gloves: if i had a pair of thermal socks and a good pair of gloves i was able to stay more in the freezing-cold with almost a snowy weater.
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Old 03-08-21, 08:00 PM
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0F or < -10F wind-chill (stationary). Below that I worry about the little bit of exposed skin around my eyes. I have yet to find a good solution that both covers and doesn't frost over. Visorgogs do the best, but leave a decent area exposed, especially to crosswind.

Practically, this translates to about 2-3 days a year where I live in Ohio. My ride is about 30-35 minutes - total time makes a big difference after a while.

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Old 03-08-21, 09:41 PM
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3c is pretty much as cold as I'll go. Anything below that I start to worry about black ice, frozen leaves, etc. Not to mention the possibility of getting cold feet. I absolutely hate cold feet.
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Old 03-10-21, 01:55 PM
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45 F is as low as I'm willing to go, and only for 20 miles or less. Not willing to bundle up to put any kind of miles when it's that cold!
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Old 03-11-21, 10:00 AM
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My old bones don't like it much below 55. Today's forecast is the perfect 70 and sunny! Heading out soon.
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