Adequate but...

Reviewed by Observer from Alleghenies on Sunday, December 1, 2013
I've worn these in weather from 45 to 25 F, including light rain. This morning's grocery run at 25 F begins with a descent at 25-30 mph. My Garneau legwarmers are warmer and less porous than these Canaris; my ancient PI Elite tights are still every bit as warm. Of course none of them are waterproof; all will wick water to the outside as long as you're generating heat. Don't overlook that these tights have a pad, which makes them much less versatile. I'm accustomed to pulling on tights over regular padded shorts, which of course is warmer; can't do that with these tights. The pad is quite uncomfortable off the bike, but it becomes unnoticeable in the saddle; that, at least, is good design. I have relatively long legs, and these tights still fit very well; they're plenty long enough. But if I were heading for the tundra, I would pack more versatile kit than these.
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