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    Spandex or Lycra?

    Are they the same thing? I always thought spandex was that material that the flashdance chicks wore back in the 80's, and lycra was the new thing.

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    Same thing. Spandex is the generic name, Lycra is DuPont's brand name for it.

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    ... and I love 'em both

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    And I hate 'em both.

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    Spandex -> exSpand -> expand

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    Lycra, the thing cyclist wear, spandex, the cheezy name that people give to clothing cyclist wear...

    It is all the same thing, I just like the sound of "lycra" better...



    Spandex vs Lycra
    Just your average club rider... :)

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