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Old 01-31-06, 12:21 PM   #1
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Does my bum look big in this ?

Can anyone suggest some warm tights for a man of generous proportions in the waist department : 39" waist but only 29" legs.

Tubby - oh alright then fat if you must be so cruel.
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Old 01-31-06, 12:41 PM   #2
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Tubby - oh alright then fat if you must be so cruel.
It just means that you're harder to kidnap.
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Old 01-31-06, 04:12 PM   #3
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I prefer leg warmers in lieu of tights. As the temps increase you can merely remove the leg warmers and continue in comfort. I use Sugoi because I like the "knee joint" and zippered ankles.
I look like Icabod Crane that swallowed a beer keg......just keep riding and hope the "beer keg" diminishes.
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I think you ought to go with day-glo red spandex with "Bootylicious" inked on the back. At our age, you get to actually do such stuff!

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Old 02-01-06, 02:27 AM   #5
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Thanks Olebiker & Farhorizon for those absolutely hilarious comments - I have never laughed so much in my life. Really really funny and useful. I passed them to members of my bike club to see if anyone else could make use of your suggestions. Thanks once again.
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Can anyone suggest some warm tights for a man of generous proportions in the waist department : 39" waist but only 29" legs.

Tubby - oh alright then fat if you must be so cruel.
Not Fat. Pregnant maybe but that is natural.

Before I got into cycling Tights- I used to use Womens leggings as bought at Cheap clothing shops. For some reason- you only have to worry about the waist size and wear them in the rain once and they fitted.

They are so cheap- less than $5- that if I was brave enough- I could buy several pairs in different colours for the different colour mud. Never saw them in Dayglo though.
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So I guess this means Speedos are out for the over-50 male too...
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So I guess this means Speedos are out for the over-50 male too...
You need to see my numerous stories about my friend, in his 70's - a former racer who also participated in the TdF, who wears absolutely nothing but a Speedo (Bikini) and cycling shoes from May through October.
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Consider yourself lucky, my legs are even shorter.
Your one choice is custom. I know an outfit in the states that does custom work, no idea about the UK.

No, I can't afford it either, I just live with the bagginess.
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