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New shoes, now my feet are freezing! Cover recommendations?

Old 02-06-13, 11:34 AM
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Going on three years with these, $20 and work perfectly.
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Old 02-06-13, 05:07 PM
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Can't believe that nobody has posted these yet:
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Originally Posted by Tycho Brahe View Post
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According to their website: "... and add a distinct flair to your kit." Am I the only one that doesn't looking branding all over my gear? If you want me to advertise your company, you should be paying me!
I thought you were after effective shoe covers, not a fashion statement (or anti-statement). My mistake. Over-shoe socks are the most versatile shoe covers around, in my experience; also the cheapest. There are other brands, but DeFeet are pretty good, fashion aside.
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In the end, the shoes are wrong. I believe StanSeven is correct, and that my feet are cold because of poor blood flow. I never have a problem with cold feet, on or off a bike.


Originally Posted by gundom66 View Post
OP - you're from Monterey? Closest PI is the outlet in Gilroy. Don't you have Sports Authority or an LBS that carries PI's?

I will be driving to San Jose this weekend, so I will be stopping by that store.


Monterey is lacking in places to purchase bicycle accessories. My LBS only carries Specialized products, including shoes. Want another brand? Sorry. The local Sports Authority does not even carry bikes! REI is the best local option for selection.


Originally Posted by Brian Ratliff View Post
I thought you were after effective shoe covers, not a fashion statement (or anti-statement). My mistake. Over-shoe socks are the most versatile shoe covers around, in my experience; also the cheapest. There are other brands, but DeFeet are pretty good, fashion aside.

I wasn't criticizing your advice or the product itself, just their statement. It is completely the reverse from what I think should be the norm. Brand names add a distinct flair?
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Originally Posted by Tycho Brahe View Post
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I wasn't criticizing your advice or the product itself, just their statement. It is completely the reverse from what I think should be the norm. Brand names add a distinct flair?
I dunno if "rude" is the right word, after all, this is the internet, but you ask advice and I spend a couple minutes trying to help you out only to have it dismissed out of hand because "the product logos are all wrong" is a bit shocking is all.
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