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Old 07-23-07, 07:14 AM   #1
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Spandex, Right, or Privilage?

I'm sure it has been covered here before, but I am had some bad experiences this weekend and wanted to see what ppl thought. =D

I personally feel it should be banned completely.

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Old 07-23-07, 07:20 AM   #2
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I think we need to hear more about this weekend's "bad experience" before we can vote.
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Old 07-23-07, 07:23 AM   #3
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oh oh, it's Monday and Im known to be a little cranky on those days...


just wanted to say that if this is the kind of thread that will talk about how only people in great shape have the right to wear spandex then it's not going to fly very well
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oh oh, it's Monday and Im known to be a little cranky on those days...


just wanted to say that if this is the kind of thread that will talk about how only people in great shape have the right to wear spandex then it's not going to fly very well
I think anyone who wants to should wear it. I just think it looks stupid
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Old 07-23-07, 07:28 AM   #5
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No, not what I mean at all. I myself, am overwieght. I would not be caught dead wearing spandex. For example, yesterday there was a person wearing it and you could see every roll around there waist. Now, I am not saying I am in any better shape than that person, but I wouldn't leave the house dressed like that. Sorry if you think that is mean, I just feel that ppl should wear something a little more flattering to there figure.
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No, not what I mean at all. I myself, am overwieght. I would not be caught dead wearing spandex. For example, yesterday there was a person wearing it and you could see every roll around there waist. Now, I am not saying I am in any better shape than that person, but I wouldn't leave the house dressed like that. Sorry if you think that is mean, I just feel that ppl should wear something a little more flattering to there figure.
so that is what you meant, you wanted to judge others for their physical attributes and physical appearance and what they should or should not wear according to you.

thank god it's up to them to decide if they are worthy( just like everyone else) of the comfort and advantage spandex has to offer while biking.
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The following is just my 2 cents:
While biking, spandex is good.
While not biking, there are better options than spandex.
Anyone can and should wear spandex when on a bike, regardless of how it looks on them. Its about comfort.
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I get teased all the time, but they're so much more comfortable on a hot day. I don't care if I get hollered at, and sometimes they're the flattering kind of holler. I do take into account local sensibilities however, and will often don pants before entering establishments.
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Old 07-23-07, 07:45 AM   #9
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WOW. Just meant it more as a humorus piece than anything. Didn't want to offend anyone. They may wear whatever they like, it is just my opinion, and as we all know, opinions are like buttholes, everyone has one and mine stinks!
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The following is just my 2 cents:
While biking, spandex is good.
While not biking, there are better options than spandex.
Anyone can and should wear spandex when on a bike, regardless of how it looks on them. Its about comfort.

Hey, maybe I am missing the boat and should go get some!! WOOOT!!
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Hell no, everyone should just bike in cargo shorts and get serious crotch rash.
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Hell no, everyone should just bike in cargo shorts and get serious crotch rash.
I do. Chafing sucks. I need some spandex shorts, but they're so damn expensive.
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Hell no, everyone should just bike in cargo shorts and get serious crotch rash.
I always wear gym type short ans have never had a rash.
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I always wear gym type short ans have never had a rash.
Do you ride 30 miles a day?
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I'm fat and ugly and wear spandex. If you don't like it, ride with your eyes closed (far away from me).
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so that is what you meant, you wanted to judge others for their physical attributes and physical appearance and what they should or should not wear according to you.

thank god it's up to them to decide if they are worthy( just like everyone else) of the comfort and advantage spandex has to offer while biking.


I just have to say: don't thank "god" -- instead, thank the "founding fathers" and others who have done their best to ensure that we have as much freedom as we can possibly have without harming others. (And, then condemn those anti-spandex religious nutbag zealots out there who want to keep women covered from head to foot in cloth).
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Do you ride 30 miles a day?

Not on a daily basis, I ride about 45 everyweakend. Rode 84 yesterday, no chaffing. lol
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I am fat and just ride naked so people cannot complain about how I look in spandex.
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I am fat and just ride naked so people cannot complain about how I look in spandex.
BBWWHhahahahahahahah!! Now that, is awsome!!
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I consider it more of an obligation.
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This thread is worthless without pics?
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Ok, ok, I didn't realize it was such a touchey subject. I was just trying to have a fun post on monday morning and not make the worl hate me. I am sowwy.
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Not on a daily basis, I ride about 45 everyweakend. Rode 84 yesterday, no chaffing. lol
congratulations, you are the only one I've ever heard of that wears gym shorts and actually rides more than 10 miles at a time. I wear my Hoss MTB shorts when commuting, but when I'm actually going on long rides I opt for the Descente shorts. Club rides as well. Roadies wouldn't even take me seriously wearing gym shorts.
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This thread is worthless without pics?
Indeed.

Simply lacking in value as of now, in it's picture-less state.
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