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Old 01-03-22, 10:01 AM
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Men's NXIS EVO Waterproof Boot
lightweight is good! great brand, I have their (non-cycling specific) sandals
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Old 01-07-22, 09:35 AM
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new shoes are working out, even down around 29 degrees F, w/ snow kicked up onto the toes

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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
new shoes are working out, even down around 29 degrees F
Glad to hear that! Curious if you find issues with them being wet inside after?

My closeout EMS house brand ones seem to have a liner inside the leather upper that holds some moisture, doing better now that I bring them into the heated space and remove the insole overnight so they can more thoroughly dry.

Stretching them from wear to the point where I can wear a wigwam type wool sock over a smartwool type one seems to help, too. Have contemplated trying to replace the usual insole with some dense wool felt from an industrial supply place to get more insulation from the sole in the toe area.
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
new shoes are working out, even down around 29 degrees F
Wearing dress boots at 14F today I must be clearly missing here something
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Old 01-07-22, 02:03 PM
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Wearing dress boots at 14F today I must be clearly missing here something
yikes! good luck! I think ppl will cut you some slack in those conditions if you want to wear something warmer
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Originally Posted by UniChris View Post
Glad to hear that! Curious if you find issues with them being wet inside after?
My closeout EMS house brand ones seem to have a liner inside the leather upper that holds some moisture, doing better now that I bring them into the heated space and remove the insole overnight so they can more thoroughly dry.
Stretching them from wear to the point where I can wear a wigwam type wool sock over a smartwool type one seems to help, too. Have contemplated trying to replace the usual insole with some dense wool felt from an industrial supply place to get more insulation from the sole in the toe area.
thank you. wet from what?
- perspiration? not yet. not that I'm aware of. but I'll keep an eye on that
- I haven't tested them radically against water intrusion from the outside. don't really plan to. but you know what they about plans ... it's good to have one, so you know what's NOT going to happen!

I have tried felt insoles, but those alone, aren't enough for my toes, which seem to have virtually no blood circulation
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
yikes! good luck! I think ppl will cut you some slack in those conditions if you want to wear something warmer
I wore the same at -14F when we still had such temps, so no worries there. To me these threads are primarily about psychology, living primarily indoor life in colder seasons, staying in room temps round the clock and then getting outdoor to some normal temps and switching to the panic mode and reaching for means needed to climb Mt. Everest. My ironizing is pretty slight here!
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Old 01-14-22, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by b88 View Post
I saw these 45Nrth Ragnarok Tall boots online. Is prob overkill. They look more like skidoo boots than for cycling. But they can be used for flat pedals.
I have a pair of 45Nrth Wolvhammer boots for flat pedals. They're worth the money in keeping cold air out and your feet toasty during Winter.
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