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View Poll Results: ID braclet or Bib number or supported events
Bib number 3 33.33%
ID bracelet 1 11.11%
Don't care either way 5 55.56%
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Old 08-17-08, 01:25 PM   #1
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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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Old 08-17-08, 03:55 PM   #2
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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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Old 08-17-08, 05:20 PM   #3
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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.
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Old 08-17-08, 05:30 PM   #4
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No flair for this rider.
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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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Old 08-17-08, 07:43 PM   #6
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most wrist bracelets tug at my arm hairs... bothersome
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Old 08-18-08, 08:36 AM   #7
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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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