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Old 05-25-06, 07:31 PM   #1
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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
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Old 05-25-06, 07:33 PM   #2
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Wear shorts.
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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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Old 05-25-06, 07:38 PM   #5
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run your chain on the 3rd chain ring, or buy a bash/rock guard.
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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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Old 05-25-06, 09:08 PM   #10
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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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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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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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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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Old 05-28-06, 05:52 PM   #20
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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?
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