Classic & Vintage - Found a Good Cheap T Shirt
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06-25-11, 08:17 PM
Just found a good cheap T Shirt for seven bucks - Yes I know its not a bike shirt - But I can't afford those and these will do...
Got one for each color of my bikes - (not so happy with shipping costs but still worth it)
06-25-11, 08:56 PM
Those Champion C9 athletic shirts at Target seem similar. They start around $10 and can often be found on the discount rack for less.
It reminds me of the old Star Trek joke: " The good news is you will be on the away team, The bad news is the Captain has assighned you to wear the red shirt"
06-25-11, 09:22 PM
I actually prefer generic athletic shirts to cycling jerseys. I love the back pockets that jerseys have, but I can't stand the snug fit, it drives me batty.
06-25-11, 09:34 PM
I've gotten used to the athletic shirts at the local Kohl's. Cheaply made, but they still wick well, and do come in lighter colors. They frequently go on sale for about $14, then with another30% off (it pays to christmas shop there), gets you under $10.
06-25-11, 10:31 PM
Here, they have a Ross Dress for Less....you can get the Dri-Fit by Nike, Reebok, etc for about $8-$10, and I do, not needing the pockets in the summer. I also wear the sleeveless Champions from Target, great bike jerseys for hot summer days.
My favorite long-sleeve jerseys don't have pockets, either. The long-sleeve running jersey from last year's Chicago Marathon is my favorite, and an Asics running jersey. For some reason, they feel better than long-sleeve bike jerseys.
I prefer a wedge bag that holds what I need, and simply am not big on filling jersey pockets up. I sometimes prefer the longer bike jerseys to avoid the plumber effect that sometimes happens with the shorter T's.
06-25-11, 10:45 PM
There's also AlertShirts (http://alertshirt.com/). HiViz colors, reflective striping and performance fabrics. Short/long sleeve, jackets, vests and windbreakers.
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