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Can't keep my feet warm

Old 02-07-19, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by randallr
Showers Pass Transit pants
aren't those great? I really like the double Velcro closures at the bottoms, the way the zipper works w/o interfering with them & the reflective stripe. who needs ankle bands anymore!
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Old 02-07-19, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
aren't those great? I really like the double Velcro closures at the bottoms, the way the zipper works w/o interfering with them & the reflective stripe. who needs ankle bands anymore!
Yeah and they breathe quite well!
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Originally Posted by randallr
Yeah and they breathe quite well!
hmmm ok, didn't know that! I usually where some thin fleece pants or my cycling pants under them so those are doing the moisture control for me. spent three hrs in steady cold rain the other night, & I was golden
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
hmmm ok, didn't know that! I usually where some thin fleece pants or my cycling pants under them so those are doing the moisture control for me. spent three hrs in steady cold rain the other night, & I was golden
Well, yeah, I wear wool pants under them. 3 hrs in steady cold rain - sounds like the acid test!
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Originally Posted by randallr
Well, yeah, I wear wool pants under them. 3 hrs in steady cold rain - sounds like the acid test!
whoops I mis-spoke it was a 3 hr ride in the low 30s at night. but only rained for the last 90 minutes & steady for the last 60. but yeah they're good storm pants!
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A thick set of neoprene socks from cabela’s solved my cold feet issue. They are for fishing(i think) and with another pair of wool type ski socks my feet don’t get cold down to the twenties.I also have some thin side toe covers.

When it gets down in the teens I throw in some Altura shoe covers that were at round 20$. They work great and aren’t that fun getting on.
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Originally Posted by canklecat
Credit where due, I swiped the aluminum foil trick from a GCN video. Made sense and seemed as if it'd be less likely to trap moisture than plastic bags.

Now I'm thinking of making some inserts or wraps from cheap metallized "space" blankets -- those shiny thin rescue blankets that can be bought for less than $5. Same principle, thinner, probably more durable and easier to improvise for various shoes and socks. A single rescue blanket would provide plentyof material to experiment with.
Damn good idea
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Originally Posted by Rides4Beer
Are winter shoes the way to go?
Yes.
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