Keeping the wedding tackle comfy

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Canuman, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    Many years ago, I used to be a Nordic ski racer. I was never particularly competitive, but I made my mark on the mountains on Telemark gear later.

    One of the unfortunate results of my ski career was that I frostbit the wedding tackle. Sad but true. We had a lousy coach. He kept us out in an open field for nearly an hour wearing only racing gear. Nordic racing gear offers virtually no protection against the elements. It was close to zero (F), with strong winds. The rest is history.

    I've had a sensitivity to cold in the lower regions ever since.

    I thought I was the only one with this affliction, until I rode with a Russian fellow this week. We stopped for coffee on a dual-sport ride. He went into the bathroom and stuffed a roll of paper towels into his pants.

    I'm going to invest in several pair of these: http://www.campmor.com/terramar-men-39-s-wind-boxer.shtml?source=CI&ci_sku=36154BLKL&ci_gpa=pla&ci_kw={keyword}

    Lifa used to make something like them, but these look far more comfortable.
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  2. GSJon

    GSJon Long timer

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    Thanks for that. I just ordered a pair to keep me warm while playing outside this winter.
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  3. chollo9

    chollo9 Screwed the Pooch

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    I've always worn three socks when it's really cold.
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  4. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander Ride Far - Ride Fast

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    :lol3

    I've got a couple of pairs with the windblocker insert and it works well.
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  5. concours

    concours WFO for 41 years

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    Holy shit. :huh :eek1 I have used 3/16" thick packing foam cut in a vee shape and stuffed in my britches to keep the boys warm in cold weather. In a pinch, stop at a FedEx shipping box and get a bubble pak mailer out of the supplies and slide it in. :lol3
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  6. ML WYDELL

    ML WYDELL NED

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