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Boot dryer talk

So I spent the last hour reading about boot drying and dryers.

So basically I'm wondering if I should go ahead and buy boot dryers. I've always took my liners out and either put them over a vent, by a heater, near the fire place or just out in general.

So from reading and researching I've learned that heat is bad and you'd rather just use cool or cold air to dry them to kill bacteria. Also to avoid them from changing mold from being heated up.

These are my steps:
1. remove liner
2. remove insole
3. dry with cool air or naturally

I can't stand when its still damp the next morning.

I'd like hear what other people do and what you use. I'm going to Breckenridge in a week for 9 days and I ride all 8 hours except the first and last day (those are half days). I will buy a dryer this week if you guys think it would be a good investment. Dryer must fit in suitcase.

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Serious question, how do the insides of your boots get wet? Is this from sweat or like snow and stuff? I have never had the inside of my boots get wet.....yet.
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My feet and legs sweat. The inside of the liners have always been real wet/damp after a day of riding even under the insole.
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Serious question, how do the insides of your boots get wet? Is this from sweat or like snow and stuff? I have never had the inside of my boots get wet.....yet.
Seriously??? You could wring mine out after a couple hours. It's just sweat and maybe a little snow spray, but my feet have yet to be cold from it. But I dry mine with boot driers . If I didn't they'd still be damp & clammy in the morning.

...Then my feet would be cold. And I HATE cold feet!

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I just steal Desiccant bags out of the control panels from work. They work awesome and don't stink up the room!

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Seriously??? You could wring mine out after a couple hours. It's just sweat and maybe a little snow spray, but my feet have yet to be cold from it. But I dry mine with boot driers . If I didn't they'd still be damp & clammy in the morning.

...Then my feet would be cold. And I HATE cold feet!
lol.... Yeah I am not much of a sweater at all, was just wondering if people were having issues with wet snow or something else. I never dry my boots, just take them off when I get home and leave them in the house. Good to go in the morning, but I am clearly the odd one here.
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lol.... Yeah I am not much of a sweater at all, was just wondering if people were having issues with wet snow or something else. I never dry my boots, just take them off when I get home and leave them in the house. Good to go in the morning, but I am clearly the odd one here.
Uuuuh, you might find if you ever have need to pull the liners out, they might stink to high heaven. Girl I rode with asked me why I pulled my liners out. When I told her she pulled hers n they staaaaank sumpn awful. Jus sayin'!

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Seriously??? You could wring mine out after a couple hours. It's just sweat and maybe a little snow spray, but my feet have yet to be cold from it. But I dry mine with boot driers . If I didn't they'd still be damp & clammy in the morning.

...Then my feet would be cold. And I HATE cold feet!
What dryer do you use? Does it blow cold air? Is it compact?

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I just steal Desiccant bags out of the control panels from work. They work awesome and don't stink up the room!

Yea I've seen online similar absorbent sock type things that you put in the boot. But I haven't been able to find any at my local shops. What about a Military supply store?
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My boys each got one of these for Christmas last year. Works awesome, only $20 dries our boots and gloves. It has an option to use heat or no heat. Our boots don't get to damp but depending on the temp and which socks we have on, sweat can be a factor.

Drying gloves this works awesome !!! It has an adapter for helmet, knit caps, beanies, etc. this can also come in handy.

When we take our long weekend riding we bring this with us too and dry our gloves and boots in the hotel room

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My boys each got one of these for Christmas last year. Works awesome, only $20 dries our boots and gloves. Our boots don't get to damp but depending on the temp and which socks we have on, sweat can be a factor.

Drying gloves this works awesome !!! It has an adapter for helmet, knit caps, beanies, etc. this can also come in handy.

When we take our long weekend riding we bring this with us too and dry our gloves and boots in the hotel room
That sounds awesome. Does it disassembled? I'll be flying so it need to fit in a suit case and not break when they treat my bag like shit. Lol
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