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Old 07-07-05, 09:39 PM
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bike shorts

I know its a personal question but what do you guys where under your bike shorts? Do you have any special material or will just any old thing do?
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Old 07-07-05, 09:54 PM
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Dont wear anything under them.
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Old 07-07-05, 10:00 PM
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Just some kind of Chamois cream..
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Old 07-07-05, 10:42 PM
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wow... as if this doesn't get asked once every couple weeks... There's a search button for a reason.
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Old 07-07-05, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by cryogenic
wow... as if this doesn't get asked once every couple weeks... There's a search button for a reason.
Yeah, but if you run a search with "under your shorts" in it, won't you end up on some kind of list?
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Old 07-07-05, 10:55 PM
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Is the search function broken?
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Old 07-07-05, 11:38 PM
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I like to ride completely nude..... under my jersey and bib shots.
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Originally Posted by thelung
Dont wear anything under them.
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Old 07-08-05, 02:06 AM
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^ Nuff said.
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Originally Posted by Ben Cousins
Mcewen looks impressed.

lol, that pic is just begging to be chopped
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The pictures not coming through for me...however I am assuming the picture is Boonen winning stage 3 no?

edit- I can see it now, he does look impressed, they don't have stuff like that in Australia I imagine.
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do a search for "underwear nazi" and read his posts.
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Originally Posted by jennings780
do a search for "underwear nazi" and read his posts.
No need to search. I'm right here.

kingsfan,

You don't need to wear anything under your bike shorts. You don't want to wear anything under your bike shorts. You should not wear anything under your bike shorts. You are asking for trouble if you wear anything under your bike shorts.

Padded lycra bicycle shorts are made to be worn next to the skin. Nothing should come between you and your chamois with the possible exception of a thin glaze of Chamois Creme.

Good bike shorts are designed so that they will not ride up, bunch, bind or chafe. They have strategically placed seams. Putting a pair of BVDs under your shorts defeats their purpose. It invites chafing and can lead to painful infected saddle sores.

Besides, panty lines look geeky.

So, don't forget: No underwear under bike shorts for any reason ever. No excuses.

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A little Shower to Shower is nice.
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And since the subject of bike shorts has come up again...

For the sake of humanity, please use bib shorts and not the regular bike shorts. It might not make you feel better, but it will make everyone else be able to hold down their pre-ride meal.




I have seen way too many 200+Lbs gorillas on their Cervelos with their ass cheeks hanging out for my lifetime.
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Old 07-08-05, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Jose R
And since the subject of bike shorts has come up again...

For the sake of humanity, please use bib shorts and not the regular bike shorts. It might not make you feel better, but it will make everyone else be able to hold down their pre-ride meal.




I have seen way too many 200+Lbs gorillas on their Cervelos with their ass cheeks hanging out for my lifetime.
hey I resemble that remark I'm 260


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Old 07-08-05, 02:57 PM
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I just don't like the fit of bibs. tried and tried again. Am in the minority????
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Go commando! Make sure you have a good pair of shorts, if you have thin ones not only will the wind blow through but your butt cheeks will be visible.
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Originally Posted by Jose R
And since the subject of bike shorts has come up again...

For the sake of humanity, please use bib shorts and not the regular bike shorts. It might not make you feel better, but it will make everyone else be able to hold down their pre-ride meal.




I have seen way too many 200+Lbs gorillas on their Cervelos with their ass cheeks hanging out for my lifetime.


Here is a 225 pound "gorilla" on my cervelo... no butt cheeks hanging out though

(Now if I was wearing my team shorts (not bibs) then they may just show ever so little... because I am so tall
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Reminds me of Spinal Tap....maybe Boonen's packing a cucumber wrapped in aluminum foil.
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Old 07-08-05, 06:49 PM
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58vw that bike looks too small for you better sell it.
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Old 07-08-05, 07:52 PM
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58 VW. A question. The pro team your bike kits represents has some great riders...But, my question. "Health Net."
Hope you do not have to use "Health Net" should you get hurt. HMO law does not allow for lawsuits usually. But, their practices lead to some pretty heafty law suits as a result of their gatekeeper practices.
Who needs treatment for cancer? Wonder they are still in business. Why Healthnet. ? Ever wonder about the quality of your sponsors. Think the Healthnet riders are covered by Healthnet. ?
I would not want that logo over my arse.Cool looking kit tho.
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