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Gearing Up If your going to ride you need good gear!
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Old 11-20-2010, 07:54 PM   #11
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Everyone from the midwest like me probably started laughing hearing that 50s and 40s are really cold. Sounds like a good day to me lol. But seriously, also look into wearing some long johns under your pants, really help keep you warm
Its not cold walking around. Its cold going 70-80 on the freeway for 30 minutes.

At 42 the other night after about 15 miles going 70 I realized I couldn't feel my thighs and they were shivering uncontrollably so I pulled off to rest. I was just wearing jeans that have some kevlar lining and built in knee pads.

And because of the wild party I was going to, I didn't have a shirt on under my jacket.
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Old 11-22-2010, 08:25 AM   #12
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I have silk-weights that work well. I normally wear just jeans down to about 25*, then I start into the silk-weights and overpants. I ride year round and it only snows one day a year, if at all, in VA Beach.
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Old 12-19-2017, 03:58 AM   #13
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I am pretty comfortable in my Carbon38 workout leggings. They’re awesome! I bought them for my gym actually but then I decided I was too much of a slob to go there, so these are my favorite winter ware for now.
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:25 AM   #14
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Gnode, I bet you are familiar with the Walls line of coveralls and bib overalls that come out of Sweetwater, Tx. I had a pair of each and would wear either depending on the day and the trip. They unzip to cover your boots. And they even come in black. I spent many West Texas winters vowing to ride the 7+7 miles every morning early from Wink to Kermit to teach school, and then ride the 70+70 miles from supper time until midnight playing guitar gigs in Midland. The Walls never let me get cold. Wal-mart stocks them
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Old 12-19-2017, 02:17 PM   #15
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I have to commute to work and it has been 18-23 degrees, and most of my ride is along a lake. what i use to keep warm is a pair of flannel pajama pants under my work slacks. then a pair of pvc lined rain pants over those. The rain pants i got from Jafrum for 10$ love them!
http://www.jafrum.com/motorcycle-rain-gear/rs001
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Old 12-22-2017, 01:58 PM   #16
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I have to commute to work and it has been 18-23 degrees, and most of my ride is along a lake. what i use to keep warm is a pair of flannel pajama pants under my work slacks. then a pair of pvc lined rain pants over those. The rain pants i got from Jafrum for 10$ love them!
http://www.jafrum.com/motorcycle-rain-gear/rs001

Wow, I had never found/heard of Jafrum before. THANK YOU FOR THE LINK! They have a great selection of stuff!
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Old 01-04-2018, 06:49 AM   #17
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I live in Canada. You guys really shouldn't complain about "cooler temperatures". Lol.
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Wow, I had never found/heard of Jafrum before. THANK YOU FOR THE LINK! They have a great selection of stuff!
yeah i love that site!
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Old 02-14-2018, 01:28 PM   #19
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broooooo why leggins omg that sucks use some pants or du no dont go out XD but dont use leggins btw en mi pais leggins son pantalones super ajustados que usan las mujeres to make son exercices better aprender a hackear or even dance
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broooooo why leggins omg that sucks use some pants or du no dont go out XD but dont use leggins btw en mi pais leggins son pantalones super ajustados que usan las mujeres to make son exercices better aprender a hackear or even dance
lol yeah leggings are the same in this country Jose but i think the original poster just misused the word. he means warm thin pants to dress in layers.

For those of you who dont speak spanish Jose was saying not to wear legging because in his country only girls wear them to workout and dance lmao.
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