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    Quote Originally Posted by lordofthemark View Post

    Only disappointment was losing half my miles because I had touched my phone at CC, somehow had terminated the ride, and didn't check to turn it on again. Sorry Misfit Toys.
    *cough* there's a way to fix that and upload a ride if you've done the same route before *cough*

    https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216515918-My-activity-has-the-wrong-date-or-start-time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emm View Post
    *cough* there's a way to fix that and upload a ride if you've done the same route before *cough*

    https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216515918-My-activity-has-the-wrong-date-or-start-time
    Itís called text file doping.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Judd View Post
    It’s called text file doping.
    I like to think of it as machine learning - you're trying to teach Strava what it should have recorded to properly document your ride.

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    I rode with Velotoze shoe covers yesterday. Kept my feet reasonably not cold. They don't really provide that much thermal insulation, but do a very good job keeping the wind off. Although done differently than regular shoe covers, they go on pretty easily. Taking them off is a minor PITA though. Can't attest to their waterproofness and actually hope I don't have to. I'm guessing they're probably not enough for sub-freezing temps, but I don't know what is really. I think where they'll really shine is in what I call "Belgian spring" weather, which is hopefully not too far off.

    Also, I discovered they make a cover specifically for MTB shoes: https://www.velotoze.com/products/ta...nt=51664397254

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    I don't have them yet so can't say from personal experiece. But here's the video. It looks both a little "involved" but also "easy."



    NOTE: These are very road shoe specific covers with racers/die hard roadies in mind. Not to be used with MTB shoes or any shoes with a recessed cleat, e.g., SPD. Designed to be almost like shrink wrap in terms of fit. Both waterproof and aero. Very functional and EuroPro.

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    It is difficult to properly flip off a scofflaw car driver when wearing lobster mitts.

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    Perhaps a different design would work better?
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    Three fingers instead of two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuxtr View Post
    I rode with Velotoze shoe covers yesterday. Kept my feet reasonably not cold. They don't really provide that much thermal insulation, but do a very good job keeping the wind off. Although done differently than regular shoe covers, they go on pretty easily. Taking them off is a minor PITA though. Can't attest to their waterproofness and actually hope I don't have to. I'm guessing they're probably not enough for sub-freezing temps, but I don't know what is really. I think where they'll really shine is in what I call "Belgian spring" weather, which is hopefully not too far off.

    Also, I discovered they make a cover specifically for MTB shoes: https://www.velotoze.com/products/ta...nt=51664397254
    You're right, low temp cut is probably about 35-40 degrees. But for anything wet, velotoze can't be beat.

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    thank you for the "at work giggles"...oh how I resemble that remark. It's frustrating when they think you are happily waving in said giant mitts, versus trying to communicate ...keep up foreign relations...you know

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