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post #1 of 27 Old 09-20-2014, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
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Any recommendations for warm boots? I stay relatively warm riding in cold weather but my feet get cold and that limits my riding time. If tried the heat packs but they don't help much. Not enough power for heated socks with all my other heated gear. Anyone wearing snowmobile boots? Do they fit under the shifter?
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I use heavy insulated hiking boots and they work well for me, I've had 'em down to single digits and no problems with my feet, but at those temps I only tend to be out for 20 minutes or so at the max. Face and hands are the problem for me.
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Not sure what you are looking to spend, but Alpinestars Web Gortex boots will keep your feet warm in very cold temps and totally dry through torrential downpours. They are very long lasting and comfortable enough to walk in when off the bike.
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I have found that the single biggest factor in warm feet is buying boots that are at least one size too large. With wool socks, the air helps insulate and your feet stay warm. I ride down into the 30s, and don't have a problem. For longer rides, heated socks make a big difference.

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Not sure what you are looking to spend, but Alpinestars Web Gortex boots will keep your feet warm in very cold temps and totally dry through torrential downpours. They are very long lasting and comfortable enough to walk in when off the bike.
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+1 on these boots. I've had no problems down into the teens with these. I also wear Smartwool socks with them.
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AlpineStars Scouts and wool socks, sometimes nylon underneath, gets me through Midwestern winters.

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Thanks for all the suggestions.
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Socks are the key...I use Alpinestar Web Goretex boots and wear Tilley Travel Dress socks. They have worked for me in temperatures below freezing to up over 120f.

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