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    who are those black stripe runners?

    every time i ride down the lakefront trail (chicago) i see these guys with no shirt and a black stripe around their middle just under their nipples.. about and inch and a half wide. why are they striped like that? i must know.

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    Black stripe? Perhaps it's the heart monitor strap you're seeing?

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    really? hahahaha.. that's funny if that's really what it is. i'm so dumb. no but really, it looks like it's PAINTED on their skin. has anyone else seen these?

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    They're heart rate monitors.

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    Sounds a lot like an HRM to me. Google image search is your friend.

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    c'mon people. It is really obivous that these people are just wearing the adult version of these:
    Deathlap - cyclocross, training, beer,...escape hatch

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    Ohhh. it is a heart rate monitor. Ok. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solostyle
    every time i ride down the lakefront trail (chicago) i see these guys with no shirt and a black stripe around their middle just under their nipples.. about and inch and a half wide. why are they striped like that? i must know.
    LMAO - Heart Rate Monitors!!
    For a second, I thought Chicago had a new tribal cycling thing going on.
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    It's modesty - they don't want people seeing their nipples...

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    I've seen them in LA as well. They're all part of MS13.
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    From behind i think they will be women- because it looks like a bikini strap- and then they are not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fixer
    I've seen them in LA as well. They're all part of MS13.
    I think in Chicago they're part of some "Insane" gang.

    Like the the Insane Might Dueces or the Insane Fish.

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    LOL!! Yeah, I've seem them. It's a variation of the Trigeek lifestyle. I bet those guys must get some ridiculous tan lines. Not that I'm, um, into that kind of thing. I swear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [165]
    c'mon people. It is really obivous that these people are just wearing the adult version of these:
    Hehehehe . Like they broke the leash and escaped.

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