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Driving in Rain Today - what I learned

Author The Banker

On ferry
#1 | Posted: 29 May 2019 16:21 
1. My old waterproof jacket probably is waterproof. After our episodes in Spanish weather last year, I was soaked to the skin each time we stopped. I now know that was due to having a buff around my neck that acts as a conduit/soakaway for the rain, transferring the wet from outside my coat to inside! I got every bit as wet today despite wearing a different, definitely waterproof coat and the buff!

2. The investment of £6-odd in an iPad-sized dry bag is already money well-spent.

3. Still need to sort a way of maintaining clear vision (Rain-X on safety specs' lenses?)

Author TeaBag

Back on the road
#2 | Posted: 29 May 2019 16:46 
W1ndscreen & hood is what you need

Author Eugene

Heading South
#3 | Posted: 29 May 2019 16:58 
I seem to remember that didn't do you any good in northern Spain...
Le Presidente

Author Zippy

At petrol station
#4 | Posted: 5 Jun 2019 09:02 
what about traction...........can anyone recommend a decent wet weather tyre
Westfield lives matter

Author Zippy

At petrol station
#5 | Posted: 5 Jun 2019 09:03 
maybe the solution is a tonneau/cape
Westfield lives matter

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