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    Geek Factor 10++

    Went to REI last night before jam, thinking I might be able to grab the pirate-themed jersey that says "the beatings will continue until morale improves" at a season end price, but they were sold out.

    But, lo and behold, I found something MUCH MUCH MUCH cooler. A retro NASA themed jersey, complete with the mission patches for Apollos 11, 12 and 13. Yes, it had to be mine...


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    Get your money back. The logo is printed backwards.

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    you look like you are going to a StarTrek convention.
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    I think rust colored towels would go nicely in that bathroom, the current ones are too monochromatic.
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    And you need a red phone cover to go with that jersey, the blue one is also too monochromatic.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    did it come with the Apollo extravehicular mobility unit? perfect for long rides
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    FIFY, by mirroring the mirror image

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    Ha. I should've flipped the picture myself LOL

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    Great jersey! I almost bought one myself. In fact, if I can find it in a kid size, I think Santa might be bringing one for my son.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    you look like you are going to a StarTrek convention.
    Ha. I've actually been to one once, but NOT in costume.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    Get your money back. The logo is printed backwards.
    Damn... I just noticed!

    How's the fit? Oddly, on REI's product page they say "the jerseys run a size small" but this a Medium, I wear a Medium, and its definitely NOT a racing but club cut... it fact, its a little big. Bike Jersey sizing is so screwy... anyway, I'm 5'5" and 155 and its a wee flappy on me. I can't imagine what it would be like on a hard-core cyclists' frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
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    Now that's better.

    My Spam jersey is cooler though. Just say'in.

    Couch

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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    you look like you are cycling to a StarTrek convention.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Couch View Post
    Now that's better.

    My Spam jersey is cooler though. Just say'in.

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    That spam one is COOL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caloso View Post
    Great jersey! I almost bought one myself. In fact, if I can find it in a kid size, I think Santa might be bringing one for my son.
    http://www.retroimageapparel.com/ret...rseys/nasa.htm

    Apparently goes down only to Men's small, though.

    I don't suppose we've bumped into each other on the American River Trail, have we?

    I ride a 2003 Trek 2200, "titanite black" with blue accents...

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    Man, and here I am stuck going to the GranFondo in my Yoo-Hoo jersey again because I don't have a Spam jersey or a NASA jersey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    Man, and here I am stuck going to the GranFondo in my Yoo-Hoo jersey again because I don't have a Spam jersey or a NASA jersey.
    Awwww. I'm not trying to make anyone feel bad

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluevelo View Post
    Awwww. I'm not trying to make anyone feel bad
    but hey, if you're wearing it to the GranFondo, at least I'll recognize you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluevelo View Post
    Damn... I just noticed!
    I'm just kidding. I like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    I'm just kidding. I like it.


    I actually posted a customer review on REI's website. It actually would be a pretty sucky jersey, IMHO, if all it had on it was the NASA logo... the mission patches are a nice touch (12 and 13 are on the sleeves, and 11 is on the back pocket(s)). I'm surprised, given how many geeks like myself that I know ride, that there aren't more geek jerseys out there.

    Some of the designs that are shirt.woot.com would be PRICELESS for a custom jersey.



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    I bought this one. I still can't stop giggling every time I look at it...


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    Quote Originally Posted by bluevelo View Post


    I actually posted a customer review on REI's website. It actually would be a pretty sucky jersey, IMHO, if all it had on it was the NASA logo... the mission patches are a nice touch (12 and 13 are on the sleeves, and 11 is on the back pocket(s)). I'm surprised, given how many geeks like myself that I know ride, that there aren't more geek jerseys out there.

    Some of the designs that are shirt.woot.com would be PRICELESS for a custom jersey.



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    I just made that ^^^ my wallpaper!
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    Ha. I also made it my wallpaper here at work.

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    Speaking of awesome jerseys, if someone sends me one of the old Foo jerseys, I will totally wear it at the GranFondo next weekend and try to get my pic with Levi Leipheimer in it.
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