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Old 03-08-08, 02:01 PM   #1
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OT: Let's talk about underwear

On any given day most of us are most likely riding in jeans.

What kind of underwear has proven to you guys to be the most comfortable for riding?
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Old 03-08-08, 02:02 PM   #2
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Boxers work for me, but all my saddles have a space in the middle.
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i hate BB's

bb's are the worst


3b's are my favorite (known has the boxer and brief crossover)

not a B's man
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Old 03-08-08, 02:10 PM   #4
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short rides around the city = cotton boxers.
sweaty long rides = bike shorts. just wear them under your regular clothes if you're staying inside the city.
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Briefs 100%.
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short rides boxer briefs
longs rides bike shorts or bike shorts under jeans
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Old 03-08-08, 02:17 PM   #7
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Hate hate hate hate boxers. The ride up, and make it look like I have something to hide when I'm sans pants.

Tight boxer briefs are great for all activities including "lets get looking so good"
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my boxers ride the **** up.
i need to try boxer briefs...
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i cant believe people are talking about what underwear they wear.

so sad...
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why is it sad? Comfort on a bike is a pretty reasonable thing to discuss.
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Yeah, I don't wear any. It's not a problem with quality jeans, or most pants.
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Yeah, I don't wear any. It's not a problem with quality jeans, or most pants.
zipper incidents.



made the switch to boxer briefs a few years ago and haven't looked back.
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boxer briefs always seem hot to me, boiling is not a sensation I enjoy in my pants.
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Boxer briefs, or as mentioned before bike shorts under the jeans. It was murder finding boxer briefs that didnt have really long leg bits, but REI makes a spandex-y variety that are SUPER comfy, and american apparel boxer briefs are mad comfy, the gap also makes some stellar underoos.
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briefs all the way! BB still ride up and boxers are just the worst. I've done 50milers on briefs just fine.
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whitey tighties under what ever kind of shorts or pants
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i've had no problems while rotating briefs, boxers, and boxer briefs
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usually briefs. everything else bunches up around the thighs or gets too uncomfortable.
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boxer briefs are the worst for me, there are fine for the first hour i wear them but after that they start to bunch up. so i wear boxer's but for the summer i am going to get some bike shorts for when its warmer out for the longer rides.
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When it's warm, I like boxer briefs, but my favorite for comfort is Smartwool long underwear. Long rides call for bike shorts, though.
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long underwear, aa briefs or bike shorts.
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My quads are so large (or my boxer briefs suck) that right after the wash and about 10 minutes of wearing, the boxer briefs stretch out and roll the f9ck up.

Briefs 100% for me.
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nothing, confortable with denin jeans, I hate to wear underwear when its 20-25 celsius.

takes sometime to get use to it.
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Usually boxer briefs. Regular boxers ride up way too much to be comfortable.
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