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Old 07-01-19, 02:35 PM
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Got my winter commuter.

I know it's July, but I finally got a winter commuter to get me through the cold UT winters. I know a lot of people manage with studded tires, but I don't want to fall over, period.

So I got a velomobile. I'll probably put a more aggressive rear tire on it, maybe even a full mtn bike tire, and get a race cap to keep the cold out. With any luck, I shouldn't need heavy gloves, and only medium weight tights and jacket. The biggest problem I anticipate is keeping the windscreen from fogging up.

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Dude! That Rocks!

Window fogging would be an issue - maybe something like this: Wireless portable hair dryer
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Wow! That is awesome! What is brand your vehicle?
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Originally Posted by Notso_fastLane View Post
The biggest problem I anticipate is keeping the windscreen from fogging up
looks like you have plenty of ventilation or does it button up more than that?
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
looks like you have plenty of ventilation or does it button up more than that?
It buttons up quite a bit more. I will be getting a race cap for it, and closing off the footholes. The race cap has a nice NACA duct for airflow, but they are known to fog up in winter conditions.

I ride motorcycles and have a number of anti-fog coatings and other things that might help with it, too.

https://www.velomobielonderdelen.nl/...onvezel-strada
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Wow! That is awesome! What is brand your vehicle?
This is the Bluevelo Strada Carbon model.

Velomobiel.nl - Strada: intro
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