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    successfully destroyed all my pants on gears

    guess what? as of today, i have successfully ripped all my pants on the gears of my bike!

    is there anything cheap i can put on my gears to stop this ripping? or my pant legs?

    its kinda funny, all my pants have the same rip in the same place
    Dont eat me!!!

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    Wear shorts.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    There are velco straps and metal clips available for your right pant leg for just this purpose at almost any bike shop. Your other option is a chainguard.

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    run your chain on the 3rd chain ring, or buy a bash/rock guard.
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    run your chain on the 3rd chain ring, or buy a bash/rock guard.
    Quote Originally Posted by Killer B
    The way I ride requires the most advanced, toughest wheelset's available.

    Chicago Freeride

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    roll up your pant leg?

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    Shorts or bashgaurd.

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    sounds like you're supplied with shorts for the summer, anyway. Get a pant clip, roll up your right pant leg, or wear shorts. Duh.

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    Stuff your right pant leg into your sock.

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    make yourself a bashgaurd. took me like 30 mins to fab one out of a recycled plastic wheelbarrow. not the strongest but it was free. saved me several pairs of pants
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    after destroying at most two pairs, you'd think you'd have figured something out, hmmm... maybe roll `em up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KonaRider24
    Wear shorts.
    Ditto

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    Get some shants.

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    If it can't be fixed with duct tape , it can't be fixed .

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    Quote Originally Posted by clifford_bgrddg
    make yourself a bashgaurd. took me like 30 mins to fab one out of a recycled plastic wheelbarrow. not the strongest but it was free. saved me several pairs of pants

    Isn't this really just a giant dork disk for the front?

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    Quote Originally Posted by barba
    There are velco straps and metal clips available for your right pant leg for just this purpose at almost any bike shop. Your other option is a chainguard.
    Yup.

    Either
    a) shorts
    b) ditch your largest ring and get a bashguard
    c) velcro straps

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    how about a rubber band?

    Even 5 or 6 should be pretty cheap. I think you can get bags of 500 for a couple of dollars

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    wear shorts... or if you don't like shorts, wear those 3/4 length pants

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    I use rubber bands, work like a charm, you won't even know they are there (unless they are extremely tight) and no one will know they are there either.

    But yes, I would go the bashguard way too unless you really have a need for the bigger ring.

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    i think i'll get a bash guard, it might help my pants and not destroying the gears. Coudln't i get a bash guard taht goes over the 3rd gear?
    Dont eat me!!!

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