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    weirdo
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    The darker side...

    The darker side of cycling addreses the see through spandex issue: View Blog

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    Senior Member BlazingPedals's Avatar
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    I don't do blogs.

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    Older than dirt CCrew's Avatar
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    Funny... Say a guy one day in a white kit. It was just wrong... from the front and back.

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    Junior Mint
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    Clearly, the solution is to save the see-through shorts to use for padding when you go out for World Naked Bike Ride day.

    The other day I found myself riding behind a woman wearing what must have been dancer's tights and not cyclist's lycra. In full sun, they were distinctly less than opaque.

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    weirdo
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    That is one of the times I would probably not complain about the see through effect

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    Unobtanium-Based Lifeform calamarichris's Avatar
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    I don't see the big deal. Everyone has an @$$ and a genital.
    Dogs walk around naked all the time, and they seem much happier for it.
    Quote Originally Posted by EvilWeasel View Post
    Well, if you are gonna carry a snapped frame all the way home. It might as well be light weight carbon fiber.

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    Infamous Member chipcom's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by calamarichris View Post
    I don't see the big deal. Everyone has an @$$ and a genital.
    Dogs walk around naked all the time, and they seem much happier for it.
    it ain't the being naked that makes em happy, it's their ability to lick themselves
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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    Unobtanium-Based Lifeform calamarichris's Avatar
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    If I was a dog, I'd never leave home.
    Quote Originally Posted by EvilWeasel View Post
    Well, if you are gonna carry a snapped frame all the way home. It might as well be light weight carbon fiber.

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Let's keep this on topic please. Ya know, bicycle related.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RonH View Post
    Let's keep this on topic please. Ya know, bicycle related.
    OK...I'll point out that dogs can't lick themselves if they are wearing lycra cycling shorts...see-thru or otherwise.
    "Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey

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