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Old 05-14-11, 01:50 PM   #1
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walking into work wearing a kit

I went to work to pick up my phone charger which I have forgotten yesterday and I did after my 30+ mile ride. So I walk in wearing a full kit and peoples reactions were pretty funny. Its like as if I have walked out of a space ship lol
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Old 05-14-11, 01:52 PM   #2
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I don't wear a kit exactly but I do usually wear a jersey and basic shorts. I get comments occasionally from workmates but most don't think much of it.
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Old 05-14-11, 01:54 PM   #3
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One of the guys was like "from now on youre Lance" lol
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Old 05-14-11, 02:13 PM   #4
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I did that once, now they call me "speed bump" and that's not becuase I got hit by a car.
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Old 05-14-11, 03:12 PM   #5
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Define "full kit". I wear a plain jersey and shorts and while I get the occasional lycra comment it would be MUCH worse if I was wearing a TdF race kit. That wouldn't look right on my fendered bike with Carradice panniers. LOL
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Old 05-14-11, 03:36 PM   #6
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Every workday, for over five years now. No big thang.

Not team kit, BTW, but commuter kit--black lycra and hi-viz jersey.
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Old 05-14-11, 03:38 PM   #7
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My standard commute gear is full kit except for the shorts. I wear mtb shorts w/internal lycra/padded combo in deference to social standards in a work enviornment. Unless it's raining then I wear lycra w/o the external fabric along with rain gear. By the time I change out of my work clothes to go home everybody's gone so it's not as much of an issue. It's been a long time since anyone's commented on my attire, but I always get people questioning my sanity.
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Old 05-15-11, 02:44 AM   #8
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everytime. My co worker says "nice pants" regarding my triflex. He's fat.
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Old 05-15-11, 05:00 AM   #9
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Mine don't say anything. It kinda saddens me. But then again I rarely wear my shorts and jersey from work. An 11mi commute one way doesn't warrent the extra effort of changing
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