[Yak] Clothing and equip for potential bike only life?
rltilley at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 15:33:03 CDT 2005
I use Seal Skinz that I purchased at REI. There are lots of other options
though with most being Gore Tex based.
San Diego, CA
On 9/28/05, henry Wollman <hwollman at moody.edu> wrote:
> Where do you get your waterproof socks?
> I have used the shimano sandals in summer and winter, in rain, in cold, in
> hot, and they work great.
> I usually put a layer of grocery sack between 2 pair of socks in cold
> weather. Heavy wool socks as the outside layer.
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> From: yak-bounces at bikefriday.com [mailto:yak-bounces at bikefriday.com] On
> Behalf Of Robert Tilley
> Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 3:35 PM
> To: J M
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> Subject: Re: [Yak] Clothing and equip for potential bike only life?
> On 9/26/05, J M <john63401 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I notice a lot of you ride your BF as your only means of transportation.
> > Who
> > all does? Hands up please.
> > Anyway..... I'm interested in what equip and clothing you've found
> > essential
> > for the "bike life"?
> > Obviously a bicycle or course. But what rain wear? Burley the best?
> > What kind of dress? Shorts only all the time? Best shorts?
> > In other words... can you provide me with a "must have" list of gear to
> > either live car free... or reduce the use of my car as much as possible
> > and
> > only drive when needed?
> > I'm thinking clothing is gonna be the biggest need since I live in
> > Missouri
> > 9midwest) and we have harsh extremes in weather. unlike you guys in
> > and elsewhere
> I chime in on the shoe part. If clipless, I'd recommend Shimano sandals as
> the best all-around footwear out there. Go sockless when hot, layer up on
> the socks when cold & add waterproof socks when wet. They are great for
> walking around as well. My favorite bike shoe of all time.
> Robert Tilley
> San Diego, CA
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