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View Poll Results: Which is the fastest kit?
Wrap 27 35.53%
Stripes 15 19.74%
Subtle 9 11.84%
Taper 11 14.47%
Just join a team. 17 22.37%
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Old 08-23-07, 07:10 PM   #1
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If you are racing unattached...

which kit would you pick?

I'm pretty sure I'm going it alone next year but I'm not into the plain, old jersey thing. I don't care if I drop out of every race as long as I do it lookin' good. That's really all that matters.

I've narrowed it down to these four. What do you guys think? I'll get matching shorts of course.

DINGDINGDING—Poll's over. I decided on one. Check it.
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Old 08-23-07, 07:19 PM   #2
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I like the top 2. The top right is something out of the ordinary for a race kit.

Where exactly do you get them at, or did you make them?
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Old 08-23-07, 07:19 PM   #3
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Huh. I thought I had an original idea when I thought of this about a week or two ago.

Personally I don't like the upper right. I guess my preference is bottom left.
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Old 08-23-07, 07:32 PM   #4
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bottom left

But if you have a LBS you support you can wear that. My LBS dosen't have a team but they provide such great support I would be happy to fly their logo.
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Old 08-23-07, 07:47 PM   #5
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Dude, Wrap.
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This thread is so friggin gay.
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Old 08-23-07, 07:56 PM   #7
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Dude, what a hoot! Personally, I voted for the wrap...but.........if I was going to do one, I'd do a plain white jersey with plain black print, kind of like those old generic containers they used to have in the grocery store.
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Old 08-23-07, 08:00 PM   #8
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Where exactly do you get them at, or did you make them?
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wrap ftw
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I like the stripes. Top right.

Philly Very cool.
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Wrap for attention.
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The wrap makes me think of Frankie Goes to Holllywood. I like the upper Rt.
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They are all kind of ugly.
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I like a photo-negative of the bottom left (black background).
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It's my favorite of the bunch. Close second is Stripes, although looking at it now the black U is a little too prominent. The bottom 2 are kinda generic as far as patterns go.

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Where exactly do you get them at, or did you make them?
Just made them. Had some time before dinner, waiting at the coffeeshop without a book, so I downloaded the Pactimo template.

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This thread is so friggin gay. I prefer pasties.
Well... to each his own.
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If i'm riding unattached, my jersey's gonna say:

FU

and on the back

I don't know you
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Wrap. no doubt. But it would be super cool if you it'd the 'un' in unattached.
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It would appear that Pcad is the only straight guy here. Blonduathlongrl please take note.
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why ya eyeballin everyone in the room, then? keep 'em straight and forward, buddy boy...
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Wrap. no doubt. But it would be super cool if you it'd the 'un' in unattached.
Would look interesting, but what would it imply? Emphasis?
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'zactly. And that's what these jerseys are doing, right? Now, if you're gonna say FU, you can't say it small, you can't say it subtle. You gotta say it big.

Wrap, no questions.
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You gotta say it big.
That's itI'm going with Wrap.

If you think about it, the other jerseys look like any other team kit. The Wrap concept is plain enough to be appropriate for the unattached rider, but still visibly bold and legible from a distance.

I'm going to work on bibs, but you should be able wear it with plain black shorts the way the top is designed.

I also registered a site. I was chatting with an ex-teammate this morning and we decided we're going to give this some web presence and see if we can collect pre-orders. It would be neat to see riders wearing this all over the country.
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I'd buy/wear one (even though I am on team).
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I'm going to work on bibs, but you should be able wear it with plain black shorts the way the top is designed.

I also registered a site. I was chatting with an ex-teammate this morning and we decided we're going to give this some web presence and see if we can collect pre-orders. It would be neat to see riders wearing this all over the country.
Umm... wouldn't that make you guys a club? Kinda defeats the purpose of your unattachedness, namsayn?
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