(Lack of ) durability of Overshoes

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dmiller
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Postby dmiller » 23 Feb 2009, 8:48am

I had a set of the endura ones. They broke a year later... I called endura and they sent me brand new ones.

What more could you want? :D

(Also see this thread praising them).

Also I find over shoes make summer shoes into passable winter shoes...

David.

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pes
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Postby pes » 23 Feb 2009, 7:27pm

For value for money you can't beat Aldi's.
Not particularly waterproof but do the job nontheless.

ChrisButch
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Postby ChrisButch » 24 Feb 2009, 12:15pm

Here in our mucky Devon lanes overshoes are an essential daily wear item from about mid October to April. For a number of years I've been using Ozzo neoprene - as much for the insulation as the waterproofing. Yes, they fall to bits after a season's wear, so are more or less a disposable item. But on the credit side, they noticeably extend the life of your cycling shoes, they make it unnecessary to buy a separate pair of winter cycling boots , and they're not expensive. Worth every penny, as far as I'm concerned.

Chris Wood
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Re: (Lack of ) durability of Overshoes

Postby Chris Wood » 17 Mar 2009, 8:38pm

Threw mine away and bought some Seal skin socks
Chris

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Re: (Lack of ) durability of Overshoes

Postby gilesjuk » 17 Mar 2009, 9:08pm

I just use Northwave water proof thermal bike shoes.

PW
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Re: (Lack of ) durability of Overshoes

Postby PW » 19 Mar 2009, 10:29pm

Me too. Excellent.
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