Originally Posted by SheRidesABeemer
drive 7 minutes to work, .
I think the short distance is the main factor in the equation. I might very well find such preparation pointless as well. Having said that, there are alternatives to your present routine/method. Stashing clothes/shoes, different overpants,boots etc. Can't imagne needing the vest and related cold gear for such a short trip,regardless of the outside temp.