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My feet and hands get cold before anything else when I ride my bicycle in cold weather. I also avoid buying bicycle specific clothing, preferring to ...
The homeless use newspapers to stay warm in the winter. I find four plies to be just about right. More plies do not really help.
Tear a strip down a full sheet of newspaper so it is about the width of your foot.
Make two strips by tearing again at the fold.
Fit the paper around your foot so it begins just behind where you toes attach to your foot. Bring it around the front and over the ends of your toes....
Put your toes into the crease so your toes will drag the newsprint into the shoe.
Push your foot into the shoe as you normally would. The paper will go in with your foot. Keep the paper from going far off to one side or the other....
This photo shows how your shoe will look when the paper is in place. Lace up your shoe as normal, but not too tight. Any extra air around your foot ...
I got this glove/mitt from a hunting section at a sporting goods store. It has Polar Fleece gloves inside a water repellant mitt. The mitt fits loos...
Tear newsprint strips exactly as before for your shoes. Stuff it between the glove and the mitt to cover the back of the hand.
Bring the newsprint around over the front of the fingers.
Close the mitt flap over the fingers. I find my fingers still have enough flexibility to operate my STI (Shimano System Total Integration) shifters. ...
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