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Old 09-04-19, 03:37 AM
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Originally Posted by scotton View Post
When you start going far enough and fast enough to realize that the two parachutes strapped to your thighs are slowing you down, your give-a-crap meter will reset to zero and you will get some tight shorts. Shortly after that, you will feel every flap of your shirt is a wasted watt and you will start shopping for tight jerseys. Face it, if you are on a bike, 90% of Americans already think you're a dork. Might as well lean into it and be a fast dork. The pros aren't wearing skin suits to show off their spaghetti arms and ridiculous quads, they wear them because the enemy is wind and tight clothes are armor.
Top level pros get paid a fair amount of money to wear stuff so people will say that pros wear stuff to make them faster.
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