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Old 08-09-05, 09:22 AM   #1
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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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Old 08-09-05, 09:24 AM   #2
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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:
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Ohhh. it is a heart rate monitor. Ok. Thanks.
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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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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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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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