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Re: Pant Clips// Summer Riding pants

As a note of interest - we have a light-medium weight cotton lycra that we
use for summer riding tights (in several colors). Also, our stirrup bottom
tights have the seam below the ankle on the outside, as described in a
previous post. :-)

Stephanie McCray
Visions of the Wind
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-----Original Message-----
From: Glenda R. Snodgrass <>
To: <>
Cc: Ridecamp <>
Date: Sunday, May 23, 1999 9:10 AM
Subject: RC: Pant Clips// Summer Riding pants

>Yes, do!  I must say, though, that cotton lycra tights are cool only in
>drier climes like AZ.  They are absolutely miserable in heat & humidity,
>because the cotton holds the sweat and hangs heavily against your skin,
>which prevents air movement through the fabric. Yuck.  Breatheable,
>wicking synthetics (supplex nylon, tactel nylon, coolmax, spandura) are
>much more comfy in high humidity.  Being a cotton-lover, I didn't believe
>this until I tried a bunch of different fabrics myself (I make my own
>tights, and ordered several different types of fabric and tested them all
>out last summer).
>Glenda & Lakota
>Mobile, AL
>AERC # M18819 & H27310
>SE Region

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