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Old 01-08-2011, 03:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Wearing surf rash vest as base layer?

Don't really have the cash to splash out on a proper one, so wondering if wearing a rash vest would prove as functional and as comfortable as a base layer?
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It should keep you warm, but I doubt it will have any wicking properties.
Let us know how it works out.
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I wear skins and it feels like they are just a cross between a rashie and a wetsuit so I can't see why not
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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id say go with underarmour instead... rash guards have no wicking properties; lol just UV ray protection!
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Old 01-25-2011, 09:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ive found that proper base layer vs anything synthetic (polyester in most cases) there really isnt much of a difference so i dont see the need to spend $75 on something you could get for $10 (cheap walmart shit) but then again i dont do much hardcore riding where im sweating my ass off...
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