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    Erect member since 1953 cccorlew's Avatar
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    What would a 50+ Forum jersey look like?

    In the thread on the Nor Cal Jersey, Dchiefransom said it would look like this
    http://www.teamestrogen.com/products.asp?pID=23095

    But really, could there be one cool enough for us to wear?

    Ideas?
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    This would look nice
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    I think this has been suggested before:

    http://www.velogear.com/prodinfo.asp?number=A+NFGJ

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    And when you go to that velogear jersey page, the default selected jersey size is, of course, 3XL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trsnrtr

    Thank you sooooooooo very much for that eye burning image.
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    A couple of possibilities...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Digital Gee
    A couple of possibilities...


    Man, don't laugh at these dudes....can you imagine how many blueberry pies these guys have totalled up on their Garmins (it does keep track of bike relevent info, right?)? If you're gonna age, as we all know, age with commitment, vigor, and an appetite for high stats.

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    >>> What would a 50+ Forum jersey look like?

    Light colors with the words, "Old Crank" across the back. Under the words a print of a hand-drawn dis-articulated cottered crankset complete with chainrings that are missing teeth.

    Alternately, "Aging Athlete: Ultimate Predator" over a picture of a scarred and crack-toothed tiger.

    . . .Orrrrr. . .a jersey just like everyone else's.

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    Seriously: high viz, club cut, classic design (like forget the Primal Wear bizarro stuff), some dignity (none of that "Toothless Beer Gut Old Fart" stuff) cuz some of us ride fairly hard and take riding seriously even if we're not Serious Riders, and something a little humorous or wry but not self-deprecating-- because we do know our limitations even if we choose to disregard them at times.

    In other words, something we can wear around the grandkids or go click-clacking into Starbuck's with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrossChain
    Seriously: high viz, club cut, classic design (like forget the Primal Wear bizarro stuff), some dignity (none of that "Toothless Beer Gut Old Fart" stuff) cuz some of us ride fairly hard and take riding seriously even if we're not Serious Riders, and something a little humorous or wry but not self-deprecating-- because we do know our limitations even if we choose to disregard them at times.

    In other words, something we can wear around the grandkids or go click-clacking into Starbuck's with.
    The two Venti sized gentlemen above may be an eyeful but they're having a good time and, despite their ludicrous look, may well respect themselves. Hopefully they're self-aware but indifferent to their own appearance.

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    It would have to be large enough to cover the bibs!

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    If they are riding, you would think they would be in better shape.
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    you'll notice that I will make no derogatory statements about those two older but avid cyclist dudes.
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    I hope I am still able to ride when I am their age. They are probably comparing a "bent" that just went by to theirs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrossChain
    Seriously: high viz, club cut, classic design (like forget the Primal Wear bizarro stuff), some dignity (none of that "Toothless Beer Gut Old Fart" stuff) cuz some of us ride fairly hard and take riding seriously even if we're not Serious Riders, and something a little humorous or wry but not self-deprecating-- because we do know our limitations even if we choose to disregard them at times.

    In other words, something we can wear around the grandkids or go click-clacking into Starbuck's with.
    +1 to that

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrossChain
    Seriously: high viz, club cut, classic design (like forget the Primal Wear bizarro stuff), some dignity (none of that "Toothless Beer Gut Old Fart" stuff) cuz some of us ride fairly hard and take riding seriously even if we're not Serious Riders, and something a little humorous or wry but not self-deprecating-- because we do know our limitations even if we choose to disregard them at times.

    In other words, something we can wear around the grandkids or go click-clacking into Starbuck's with.
    Yes. I'm liking that. Maybe just a little self-deprecating.

    TEAM EXPERIENCED, or something

    Maybe just a very graphic 50 as if it's a jersey number

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    Quote Originally Posted by cccorlew
    Yes. I'm liking that. Maybe just a little self-deprecating.

    TEAM EXPERIENCED, or something

    Maybe just a very graphic 50 as if it's a jersey number

    I love it!!!!!
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    Or maybe...
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    Maybe this is better
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    Quite seriously....I'd buy one. I like the "road sign" symbol with "50".

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    Not bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrossChain
    Quite seriously....I'd buy one. I like the "road sign" symbol with "50".
    Ya know, it isn't impossible. If we get enough interest we could have a few made. The Northern Calif forum did. I think the minimum order is only 10. We could get sleeveless or normal. Lets see if we get any bites.
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    Would they be in geezer gray & white, to match our hair colors?

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    Highlights are gray.
    Yellow is for visibility, (or to match toe nails.)
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