GripGrab RaceThermo overshoes review

Having a decent pair of overshoes is essential for comfortable riding in the wet and cold, so how did the GripGrab RaceThermo overshoes stack-up during many winter miles?

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A great pair of overshoes that will see anyone through the autumn, winter and early spring with warm and comfortable feet, and will last for many, many miles on the bike

Reasons to buy
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    Very warm

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    Great fit

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    High levels of waterproofing

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    Kevlar toes and heels add to the robustness

Reasons to avoid
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    They will eventually start to lose their shape/structure, but much more slowly than others I've used

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The GripGrab RaceThermo overshoes are advertised with a temperature comfort range down to 0°C but they have coped just fine on sub-zero commutes and early morning winter rides.

It's unlikely that any overshoes will ever be entirely waterproof, especially when you factor in seepage from the top via your leg warmers and spray coming up through your shoes, but these come pretty close.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.