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A lot depends on your winter. Skins© do have a thermal version so the normal tights are probably not designed for really severe weather. They do advertise the material as "temperature controlled". I have used mine at 3°C with 15 mph wind on the sort of day when there was still ice on puddles and they were pefectly adequate. I think the windchill factor is more important than temperature but this year I have not so far had the weather to really test them. As I really rate these tights for training and recovery I would be prepared to wear them with a cheap pair over if the need arose. My feeling however is that they will suffice for "my " winter training.
Sub 19:00 for 5K 05-03-13 Clee Prom 5K - 19:00:66 that was bloody close!
Sub-40:00 for 10K 17-03-13 Gainsborough 10K - 39:43
Sub 88:00 for HM
I would rate the Skins non-thermal version as being the coldest of all my tights. I wouldn't wear them under 25 degrees or so. That said, I am a wimp.
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