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Rain Gear for Your Feet: First Lite Brambler Gaiter Review

GEAR JUNKIE | ANDREA WILSON
Boot gaiters can serve many purposes. They range anywhere from light-duty cloth meant to keep rocks and debris out of shoes to waterproof layers meant to keep your lower legs and feet dry. The First Lite Brambler falls into the latter category and does a great job, given proper fit and care.

The 15 Warmest Blankets to Stock Up on This Winter

PUREWOW | SYDNEY MEISTER
There’s a funny thing that happens in New York during wintertime: One day, everyone’s breezing through the parks wearing slim camel trenches, and the next, people are buttoned up in puffer coats, darting toward the subway like the next Great Appalachian Storm is upon us. Nevertheless, colder temps are here—and whether you live in the Northeast or are rolling your (icicle-filled) eyelashes from somewhere in the Midwest—we share a mutual interest: the desire to curl up in a warm, cozy blanket. Picture thick, puffy duvets and electric/heated numbers to cult-classic throws like Jenni Kayne’s Alpaca Basketweave and Barefoot Dreams’ CozyChic blanket.

The 8 Best Men’s Thermal Shirts to Keep You Warm—and Alive

WIDE OPEN SPACES | SHAWN LENTZ
As the closest layer to the skin, base layers—also known as thermal shirts—don’t always get the fanfare that outerwear gets. But thermal shirts provide multiple important functions: They’re engineered for comfort, durability, and maintaining core body temperature, all while soaking up sweat so it doesn’t pool on the skin.

37.5 Technology for Cycling Apparel – Winter Test

ROAD BIKE RIDER | BRANDON BILYEU
In the summer of 2022 I tested 37.5 Technology in a jersey and baselayer and the review can be found here. To summarize, I found that the kit with 37.5 Technology did seem to stay drier and cooler in hot weather than similar kit without 37.5. Now I’ve had the chance to test some 37.5 kit in cold weather to see how it performs.

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