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Old 01-22-15, 08:13 AM
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Evolving...

Back when we had leather chamois linings, I went commando beneath my cycling shorts. You had to soften the leather before riding, though. I used Noxema at the time, as it had a mild antiseptic action.

In the mid-1980s, I began wearing compression shorts beneath my cycling shorts, as a result of having to ride home after a softball game on evening. I liked the compression action, plus they kept things, um, in order.

Although the brand and materials have changed, I've stuck with the compression shorts beneath cycling pants. I now use smooth UnderArmor compression shorts. Never worn twice between washings, and find that I have to wash my cycling shorts less because they don't come in contact with my skin. Maybe every fourth or fifth use.

Anyway, that's what I do, FWIW...

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Old 01-22-15, 08:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
.........Never worn twice between washings, and find that I have to wash my cycling shorts less because they don't come in contact with my skin.....
+1

Just as comfortable and means cycling shorts last longer, in better condition.
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Old 01-22-15, 10:50 AM
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Chafing can be the result of many different things. I find, however, that the fewer seams in the garment the better (including cycling specific shorts). On my commute to and from work, I wear regular street clothes including undergarments. For recreational rides, where I'm in a less upright position and increasing time and mileage considerably, I wear cycling bibs. It is only on very hot humid days with 4+ hours on the bike that I have any need for a lubricant of any kind. But on those days, Chamois Butt’r is welcome.
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Old 01-22-15, 11:38 AM
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what do you wear under your bike shorts?

Pubic Hair.
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Old 01-22-15, 11:39 AM
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^Eeeewwww?
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Man Fiets, you are late, that was used back on page 2, No. 44, mprelaw, c'mon big guy, pick up the pace.

Bill

Oh, and its nothing what so ever, don't need or use any lubricant/balm.
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Pubic Hair.
Not if you shave for aerodynamics.
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Old 01-22-15, 05:10 PM
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my chin whiskers are un aerodynamic


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Beard Aero Test.

No opinion on what base layer anyone chooses to wear....

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From a born Scot.....

Nothing is worn. It is all in perfect working order.
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Split vote here.

When wearing bike shorts - commando. But why wear them?

I use UnderArmour HeatGear compression shorts. I wear them under normal shorts or pants or whatever, can ride forever, and still look like a normal human being when I get off the bike. The question for me is not "what do you wear under the bike shorts?", it's "Why are you wearing bike shorts?". Yes, I have a pair or two left somewhere, but that's just not how I want to ride. I just don't do it any more.
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