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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 12-04-07, 09:23 AM   #1
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Plus size non-dorky knickers for women?



Looking for something like theseor these. I am juuuuust outside the largest size, so aggravating! I wear a 16 in bottoms in street clothes. Anyone have good sources for something similar?
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Old 12-04-07, 06:20 PM   #2
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Go to Terrybicycle.com. They have a great line of plus size clothing but frankly you should be able to wear an L or XL in knickers. I am an size 18 and generally buy a L.

Another good website is teamestrogen.com.
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Old 12-04-07, 07:30 PM   #3
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Any more pics of the lady on that bike?
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Old 12-04-07, 07:45 PM   #4
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My usual source:

http://www.aerotechdesigns.com/pluswoman.htm#knicker
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Old 12-05-07, 09:28 AM   #5
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Isn't "non-dorky knickers" an oxymoron?
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Old 12-05-07, 06:24 PM   #6
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Isn't "non-dorky knickers" an oxymoron?
I think by "non-dorky" she means something casual that you could wear off the bike. "Dorky" would be like standard roadie lycra I imagine.

Isn't there a women's forum? You could try there.
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Had a look at the Terry site - try http://www.terrybicycles.com/detail.html?item_no=5091 - looks kind of like what you want.
As Tom says try www.aerotechdesigns.com for regular cycling clothes, though I guess you might think them a bit "dorky"!
I'm in the UK and you can't buy big cycling clothes for women over here at all, I've used aerotech and they shipped stuff over here no problem and at reasonable cost, so I'm a bit of a fan.
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(Off topic, but I couldn't help myself)
Depends on you country of origin, like, "Don't get your knickers in a bunch."
Of course seeing a woman riding down the street in that kind of knickers would definitely be interesting.
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I know it's late in the game, but perhaps some ladies are still looking for items like this now. Check out this website - it features sportswear for a range of different activities, including cycling, up to a size 4x. I just came across it. Happy shopping!

http://www.lilaplus.com/index.aspx
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Thanks, knifegirl1, it's never too late in the game. Whether it helps the OP, or another person, it still helps.
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Can you sew? I'm going to make these into non-dorky cycling knickers. I've already made one pair out of corduroy for a costume. I had to expand the pieces because the large is not big enough for me, but it's pretty easy.
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Done bother with knickers. I got passed by a woman in a skirt with tights on underneath.

Man, I am SLOOOOOOW.
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