Brazosport Bicycle Club

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 Tips on Winter Riding on the Gulf Coast – Al Ochoa


After years of riding experience and research, I have developed a chart on what to wear and peel off on cold riding days:


 Note: If wind is 10-15mph, go one step lower on chart.  If wind over 15mph, go two steps lower. 


Temperature

 Clothing

 60-70 (deg F)

  Un-Dee-Shirt (the one made by De Feet is the best)

 55-60

  Add arm warmers or vest

 50-55

 Arm warmers and vest; add wool socks or use liner socks as 2nd layer

 45-50

 Add glove liner, shoe covers, knee warmers, and skull cap

 40-45

 Change vest to wind jacket, cover ears with skull cap, and wear leg tights

 35-40

 Winter gloves; long sleeve jersey or thermal shirt; face mask or baklava

 20-35

 Gore-tex jacket; booties

 0-20

 Go to IHOP and order a big cup of hot chocolate with your breakfast