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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Bolingbrook, IL

    Clothing - riding in cold weather

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    What's the best approach for dressing for a ride in cold weather? What are your favorite places to shop for cold weather cycling clothes?
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008
    northern Virginia
    It depends on how you define "cold." And also depends on how well you deal in general with cold weather -- some people feel the cold more than others so they need more layers. And everyone seems to have their weak spot that stays cold when the rest of you is comfortable. For example some people struggle with cold feet (that would be me) or cold hands or they start wearing balaclavas to cover their faces as soon as the temperature goes below 55.

    Here is one very recent thread that gives good information.


    There are also some good old threads on dressing for winter cycling -- search on "cold" or "winter" to see some.

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