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View Poll Results: Do you own any lycra?
NO, none. 34 20.61%
Yes, only 1-2 pieces of spandex 55 33.33%
Yes, I have a few kits for long rides and at the track 41 24.85%
Yes, I have more lycra than denim 31 18.79%
Yes, I'm wearing my favorite unitard right now! 4 2.42%
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Old 04-11-06, 05:32 PM   #1
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POLL: Do you own any lycra?

Regarding the recent thread... choose from the options. Fess up muthas. ~D


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Old 04-11-06, 05:38 PM   #2
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Hell, yes. And a Chrome Pista. Member's Only, suckas.
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Old 04-11-06, 05:40 PM   #3
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wow, now that I look at it... thats one of the scarier images I have ever found on the internet. Yeesh.
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Old 04-11-06, 05:41 PM   #4
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soaking a regular shirt in sweat sucks, which is why I like lycra (especially in the summer). Also, bike shorts save balls
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yeah, i've got tons, and i wear it too...
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Old 04-11-06, 05:44 PM   #6
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Dude, this is missing a critical option: "Yes, I have lycra that LOOKS like denim!"
Behold:
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Old 04-11-06, 05:46 PM   #7
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Over the years I've slowly moved from none to lycra under shorts to actually going out on rides (aside from the track) in full lycra. Lycra or form-fitting but stretchy clothing makes riding so much better.
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another option I considered for the emo kids was "No, but I rock my denim as tight as lycra"
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More lycra than denim
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More lycra than denim
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Old 04-11-06, 05:57 PM   #11
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- 2 bib shorts
- 2 jerseys

Cyling clothing is cycling clothing. I hate seeing my knees but damn that stuff's comfortable.

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Old 04-11-06, 06:04 PM   #12
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I have a rapha jacket and thats it for cycling specific attire (oh and some socks i won at NAHBS).

Vomitron wins this thread. You can all stop posting now.
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Old 04-11-06, 06:16 PM   #13
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i have a bunch of bike shorts, and some jerseys which i imagine have quite a bit of lycra, but no full kits or bibs.
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But I ride/race road too so yeah, more lycra then denim
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I have this really kool black and leapord print jogging stuff from
the 80's that I wear under jeans when its gets around 28 or so.
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mtb shorts w/ lycra sewn in. they were on sale dirt cheap so i couldn't resist.
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More Lycra that Denim but only because they quit making the good wool shorts. I would think that after a couple of miles, denim would be very uncomfortable.... but what do I know... haven't worn denim riding a bike since I was about 12.

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(Way) More lycra than denim
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but then again, I ran track in high school, so have been busting out the tights from way back...
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I rock the lycra for longer rides.
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wool

i just bought some really nice wool shorts from ibex.
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More lycra than denim

+3 but thats because I dont own any jeans
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I own 2 pair of Buffalo jeans that are kind of stretchy. I wear them often on rides. Does that count?
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No lycra here-- maybe if they made it in lighter colors so I could show off my junk better.
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I needed to think about this a bit harder. I clearly should have answered that I have more lycra than denim. I only have two pairs of jeans,

-but have several pairs of shorts, at least five jerseys and some tights. I clearly have more lycra.
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