Summer time is easy. I wear the same clothes for everything- shorts, SS shirt, tennis shoes.
When it starts getting too cold to wear shorts, I switch to wool pants with or without long johns for riding, and since I don`t care to hand wash them any more than I absolutely have to, I just put them on when I ride and change into work uniform or blue jeans after riding. When it gets too cold to ride in tennis shoes, I switch to my hiking boots, which are generally too hot and too heavy to wear around the house, so the tennis shoes go on and the boots get tossed into the corner. Add in a little outside work and there`s also a pair of work boots (with crumbly dried mud that I half scraped off) waiting by the back door, maybe another pair of jeans (the ones with no knees left). Since the Gortex shell that I often wear for winter riding is a bit on the expensive side, I try not to wear it for general purpose use (it`s lasted me almost ten years), so my yuck jacket or my wool coat is usually somewhere handy also. Then a balaclava or two, a knitt watch cap, a few pairs of gloves and mittens, sometimes a scarf, THEN my wife`s stuff, although not being interrested in outdoor activities when its cold out, her collection is nothing compared to mine- quite the opposite of our summertime mix. All told, I can hardly find a place to sit down when I walk through the door. Of course, I could put all that stuff away somewhere, but that just doesn`t seem to happen.
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