Cold feet

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azx
Mar 2021
8:41pm, 7 Mar 2021
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azx
My typical ride is about 1.5 hours if on a weekday or 4+ hours on a weekend day. Am alternating with running. I prefer to run if it's really cold rather than ride though. Even on a warm summer's day my feet can get cold on a long ride. My legs don't get cold so I usually ride in shorts.
SPR
Mar 2021
8:45pm, 7 Mar 2021
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SPR
You're going to lose heat from extremities first so doubt wearing shorts is a good idea if your feet are getting cold.
Mar 2021
8:48pm, 7 Mar 2021
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Dvorak
I nearly always used to ride on shorts, even in really cold weather. My legs felt fine. Then a couple of years ago I had the revelation that my calves were acting as massive radiators, and if my radiators were insulated, more heat would get to the end of the pipework.
azx
Mar 2021
8:53pm, 7 Mar 2021
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azx
Thanks for that info. I hadn't considered that my legs might be making my feet cold. That puts a new perspective on things. Cheers, I'll try covering my legs and see how that works. Cheers!
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3:03pm, 18 Apr 2022
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