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    Hiding Bicycle Short "Bulge"

    I didnt know which forum to actually put this in and being that most of the bicycling short wearers are road cyclist I thought this would be the best to address the question.
    I have this problem with when I wear cyclist shorts in the front I have a bulge (if you havent figured it out yet...yes, I am a guy) and was wondering how I could safely hide this bulge without just lobbing it off
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    why hide?

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    Rock it with pride, if people are looking there what do they expect to see?

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    Don't worry about it so much, it's expected. Unless of course you are really packing.


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    *waits for pic of Polish cycling team*

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    Hide it? Why? I don't get it.

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    wear it with pride
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    The best way to hide it - only wear matte black shorts.

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    Either the Rock Racing shorts or generic ones made of red lycra are usually good choices for concealing the frank and beans.

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    Did someone call for the polish cycling team...?


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    I think Im going to barf....
    One word; Modesty

    thats the main reason I dont like the bulge. Out in public? kids? talking to a girl? etc.
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    I use the elbow flick to let my wife know it's time for her to make me a samich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VA_Esquire View Post
    I think Im going to barf....
    One word; Modesty

    thats the main reason I dont like the bulge. Out in public? kids? talking to a girl? etc.
    I'm pretty sure you can get some cycling shorts which are more like running shorts and not skin tight. Perhaps like these mountain bike shorts. http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_id=1122 I have never actually ridden with shorts like those however, so I cannot vouch for their comfort. Another possibility is using looser shorts over your lycra shorts.

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    Maybe you should try enhancing the bulge.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T27oOfoZPg0

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    Do the Buffalo Bill tuck.
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    I hear lots of steroids will make that a non-issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VA_Esquire View Post
    thats the main reason I dont like the bulge. Out in public? kids? talking to a girl? etc.
    I don't know about you, but the rest of us only wear the shorts when we're riding. If you're wearing them while babysitting or on a date, you've made a mistake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by epenthetic View Post
    I don't know about you, but the rest of us only wear the shorts when we're riding. If you're wearing them while babysitting or on a date, you've made a mistake.
    I wouldn't hire that babysitter....

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    I think the OP is worried about pitching a tent...
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    are you bragging or complaining

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    No one notices.



    And 9 other lies my mother warned me not to use....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzie Green View Post
    No one notices.



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    i find that if i tape it to my leg with packaging tape it really helps

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    Stop including rides around the "elementary schools" in your rides.
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    Quote Originally Posted by potatoesandbeer View Post
    i find that if i tape it to my leg with packaging tape it really helps
    Suddenly the phrase "packaging tape" sounds like a bad pun...
    The rider in my avatar is David Etxebarria, not me.

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    I dont know why you would want to hide it. It is an easy way to pick up some money on the side.

    $5 to look $10 to touch.

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