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Old 10-27-05, 08:29 AM   #51
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Buy some baggy mountain bike shorts.

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bingo! that's exactly right.

oh and also - i don't believe that women find the bulge attractive. i think it's just something men came up with. of all the women i know, nobody has ever admitted to enjoying the sight of a weanier through clothing.
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Old 10-27-05, 08:34 AM   #52
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You'd think one of the clothings companies would come up with a camo design to hide it.

(I get royalties if anyone actually does this.)
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Old 10-27-05, 08:40 AM   #53
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You said bulge.
That's supposed to go "huhu, he said bulge </Beavis & Butthead>
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Old 10-27-05, 08:57 AM   #56
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its the look on Robbies face that makes that picture so perfect. Is he happy or sad about that package?
Might make him think twice about leaning in and head butting
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Old 10-27-05, 08:58 AM   #57
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These guys have the same problem.
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Oh yeah, I want to ask. I got this really cheap shorts.. about US$3(new).. yeah it's true.. The chamois I think is made out of ordinary sponge.. It traps heat.. should I get rid of it?
yes! if it ain't comfy, there's worse wayz you can waste your $$$. get sumfin that actually worx & makes you feel all warm & fuzzy...
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Old 10-27-05, 10:09 AM   #60
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How to get rid of the 'bulge' in your lycra?
Marry Lorena Bobbit?
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Old 10-27-05, 10:11 AM   #61
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oh and also - i don't believe that women find the bulge attractive. i think it's just something men came up with. of all the women i know, nobody has ever admitted to enjoying the sight of a weanier through clothing.
Wait a few years. Women get more honest as they age.
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Old 10-27-05, 11:23 AM   #62
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These guys have the same problem.
Yikes! They could have atleast organized their junk before the picture. That leaves the question; Which way do you put it? Up, down, or to the side? I think down is more comfortable. Maybe I should start another thread on this! Okay, maybe not.
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Old 10-27-05, 11:38 AM   #63
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It is sick to see u people put on those stuffs to make yours a little more 'attractive'?? Kindda disgusting, poser maybe?

Even if I'm older.. over 17.. Don't think I'm gonna do these things.. I'm not a kid, not a show off kind either!!
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Old 10-27-05, 11:43 AM   #64
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bingo! that's exactly right.

oh and also - i don't believe that women find the bulge attractive. i think it's just something men came up with. of all the women i know, nobody has ever admitted to enjoying the sight of a weanier through clothing.
Um, maybe you're not asking the right women...

Don't worry Roger - we don't mind, so quit worrying about it.
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Old 10-27-05, 12:03 PM   #65
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Here's my tip:

think of Condoleeza Rice, ...bulge gone.
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Old 10-27-05, 12:08 PM   #66
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you know the weirdest thing about this thread no requests of pics from Kirke,, are you feeling ok?
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Think about dead puppies. Works for me.
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I had a rather hilarious discussion with my girlfriend about the subject. She is not into cycling except for the a few summer Sundays with a rental bike. I was never sure if she would understand how the spandex shorts, tight jerseys and shoes were part of a being what serious cyclist was about. Whenever I would meet her after a ride or stop over her place, I would always change into normal shorts, t-shirt and shoes.

So a few weeks ago, one of her friends apparently saw me doing laps at a local park. It was cooler and I pulled out my bright yellow Assos windbreaker and tried out a new pair of PI Tecknickers. Next time I mentioned going for a ride, she said that her friend saw me at the park and “checked me out.” Next question was did I wear some kind of “outfit” on these rides? Oh boy, I’m busted. I responded that cyclists wear tighter clothes that wick sweat and don’t flap around.

She started laughing and said “so, I heard you were wearing tights?” I was kind of embarrassed and said “well, special padded tights for cycling, would that bother you?” I breathed a sigh of relief when she said her friend thought the outfit was pretty cool because I was in good shape, yea, I wish. My GF said that that was great that I was so into cycling and staying in shape. She thought that it was funny that I changed to “normal” clothes in the truck before coming to her place.

The next Saturday, I take up the offer and stop over after nice 25 mi morning ride. I threw on windpants after the ride because I had to stop at the store. When I got to her place, I thought I would change quick, but she wanted to see the “outfit.” I presented myself, she immediately looked down and simply said “she was right, you look pretty cool.” She found the chamois on the back side less appealing, indicating that it ruins the look. Oh well.

So, add a couple more women that like the bulge!
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Old 10-27-05, 12:40 PM   #69
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Think about dead puppies. Works for me.
I tried that and it made it worse.
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For those thinking shaving their legs trivializes their manlihood, well, the bulge can redeem themselves
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how to solve problem:

option a) join swim team/water polo team. Get white/yellow racing suit. wear it proudly, display yourself...then go for a ride in black lycra...

option b) buy thong (see jackass the movie for ideas), wear only your thong for 1 hr in a public area
directly prior to riding. At end of time, put on lycra, enjoy the feeling of full coverage.

seriously, like that other guy said: chicks dig dicks...except for some that really dont like them...but still, almost half the world population has got one, and I would guess that something like 90% of all women over 16 have either seen pictures or attended a live show, so its nothing new to them, and it better not be a new thing to you!
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Old 10-27-05, 01:55 PM   #72
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If someone is looking down there then they shouldn't be all surprised to see a bulge.
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Old 10-27-05, 02:04 PM   #73
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women that get turned on by seeing a unit through lycra are probably pretty skanky. seriously - it's not the same as a nice face, ass or cleavage. they are looking because it's so strange and comical. that's the general population. cycling chicks may be a little different (although i doubt it).
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I'm not an exhibitionist either. I bought some small boy's soccer shorts to wear over the tights. They are tight enough that they're not catching wind, and just loose enough to hide the details of the bulge. They're black with some thin white piping - actually look pretty cool. I've had a few people ask, "Those are cool. Are they biking shorts?"

I'm satisfied. The key though is getting just the right size if you can.
I hope you gave the small boy something to wear in return.
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