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Old 10-12-17, 11:27 AM   #1
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Another shoe cover option for regular shoes & pedals

in case anyone else would find these useful, I picked these up a few weeks ago as another option beside the heavy rubber shoe covers I used last fall winter. their largest size, XXL (sole 12.6inch) fit over my size 13 hiking shoes & also my Lake brand MTB shoes. at $8.69, it's not a risky experiment. they should come up with a better name tho!

Waterproof Motorcycle Bike Shoes Covers ,Reusable Anti-slip Rain Snow Shoes Overshoes Gear Zipped Boot for Men and Women Rain Covers

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Nice! Please report back on how these work out.

I did an experiment using cycling overshoes over regular shoes, but as expected, a bunch of water got in through the bottom
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To the OP:
Any update on how these work?
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Any update on how these work?
sorry no not yet. it has been chilly, so a wind cover for my Lake MTB cycling shoes might be handy soon ...! if it stays cold I'll try to give them a test one night test week. I'm off the bike 'till then, sorry

FYI below is what I used last year & they work great, just not tall & a little bulky looking, but they work for sure. don't have to take my shoes out of them, just kept them on for pretty much the whole season

Tingley Men's High Top (NOT) Work Rubber Stretch Overshoe
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

BTW I previously used (w great success) Tingleys higher boot, which can actually be called high top, but it did not have a zipper, so getting my foot into the laced shoe at the bottom of it was tricky
https://www.amazon.com/Tingley-Rubbe...70_&dpSrc=srch

I see Tingley now makes a zip-up version
https://www.amazon.com/Tingley-Execu...gley+over+boot

both Tingley products that I tried are very durable & never leaked or tore

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Going to be well below zero there tomorrow, might be snowmobile boot weather..
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Any update on how these work?
got some rain pants today. so suited up to see how they work together



there is a rain flap under the zipper, inside & the lower part of the zipper is covered



I like that they are thin & I can roll them down to tie my laces



the bottom is a textured rubber pad


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got a test ride in last night. wasn't raining but was chilly, in the high 30s F. they worked fine, fit fine in my mini 1/2 clips. forgot to use my chem toe warmers but thought these covers would help keep my feet warmer as a wind block. my conclusion is, even with a wind block, it's still cold out! these are for water proofing, not warmth. my feet always need help when it gets cold, so later in the ride I added my toe warmers. also did a little walking in these & honestly didn't even notice them. don't think I will keep them on tonight cuz no precip is expected. but it will be in the lows 30s tonight, so yeah, those toe warmers will be used. don't know when I'll use these in rain, sleet or snow, but I'm sure it won't be long
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