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Arm warmers, leg warmers & sun protectors


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A local company has been advertising the following for cyclists but they might be just as useful for walkers:

Sun-Off arm protectors: No need to pack a long sleeve shirt to keep the sun off your arms during the heat of the day - just take the arm protectors.
Thermal Arm Warmer: No need to pack a warm top for when the sun goes down - just put on the warm warmers.
Thermal leg warmer: Ditto - pull on your leg warmers when it gets cooler.

http://www.firstascent.co.za/product-de ... prodid=938


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Or why not wear a t shirt and shorts, depending on the time of year of course, and if it gets too cold, put on a light fleece?

If you brought everything you 'needed' in your rucksack you wouldn't get too far.

Probably has it's uses elsewhere though.


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These items could definately have a place is someone's kit. Thanks Sillydoll for sharing such information. I always find your posts so informative and provide food for thought.



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sillydoll said:
Thermal Arm Warmer: No need to pack a warm top for when the sun goes down - just put on the warm warmers.
My friend from Quebec had some of these warmers and she used to wear them on cooler mornings, then it was a simple matter to strip them off as the day warmed up. Trust the Quebec'ers to know how to cope with the cold! I thought it was a really good idea at the time and I am glad you reminded me about it sil. LIke you say, it saved her packing a long-sleeved top. I am not certain, but I think her's may have been the kind usually sold for cyclists.



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