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  • Bib number

    3 33.33%
  • ID bracelet

    1 11.11%
  • Don't care either way

    5 55.56%
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    Bib number or wrist band

    When riding an organized supported event, be it Charity, Century , metric, whatever., Do you prefer wearing an ID braclet or a Bib number and why? Please explain.

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    I like the tags that hang behind the saddle and indicate your first name and home town. It's a social icebreaker.

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    I just got back from a 2 day ride that had you wear a bib number and wrist id. Wrist Id so they knew to feed you that night.
    If it looks like the $3000 bikes but costs less than a decent helmet, it probably isn't a wise investment.


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    No flair for this rider.
    This is Africa, 1943. War spits out its violence overhead and the sandy graveyard swallows it up. Her name is King Nine, B-25, medium bomber, Twelfth Air Force. On a hot, still morning she took off from Tunisia to bomb the southern tip of Italy. An errant piece of flak tore a hole in a wing tank and, like a wounded bird, this is where she landed, not to return on this day, or any other day.

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    I hate both. The plastic thing on my wrist is annoying and the safety pins put holes in my jerseys.
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    most wrist bracelets tug at my arm hairs... bothersome
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    If you're tracking riders in motion (for results or behavior) then numbers are the answer. However, I'd much prefer to not wear a flapping number pinned to my jersey if I don't need to. Bracelet for BOTH bike and rider for other reasons.
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