Saturday, November 20, 2010

Hate Riding Indoors During the Winter?

Hate riding indoors during the winter? Winter riding outdoors requires keeping warm, especially keeping your feet warm. Before heading out this winter consider the several solutions SIDI has for winter riding.

First, put on some "Warm" socks. They are elasticized and produced in Thermolite, a light, breathable, fast-drying material that can retain heat and provide comfort without additional weight.

Second, put on the SIDI "Hydrogore" winter road shoes which are designed to keep your feet warm and dry on even the nastiest of days. A high Velcro closure keeps cold and humidity from entering the shoe and the Gore-Tex membrane insures your feet stay warm despite cold, wind and rain. Their mtb version of this show is the "Diablogore".

Lastly, for those particularly nasty days you can put on a pair of "Thermocovers" to make it three layers of protection against the elements.

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