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View Poll Results: Fashion Sense or Lack Thereof?
Charmingly chic
10
12.35%
Fashion faux pas
3
3.70%
Critics be damned
17
20.99%
Pragmatic
15
18.52%
Dogmatic
2
2.47%
On sale
24
29.63%
New tech is the bomb
2
2.47%
I am to please
2
2.47%
Function only, leave me alone
26
32.10%
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Fashion sense or lack thereof.....

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Old 02-05-19, 08:57 AM
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Fashion sense or lack thereof.....

I like jerseys. @bigbossman just sent me a pink one. Maybe he was trying to tell me something.

But then again, I think he's seen me in worse.....


Though I've found others with a similar knack, (as well as for putting nice new components on fine old frames).



So, please poll your preference, categorize the cut of your cloth, so to speak?
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Old 02-05-19, 09:04 AM
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RobbieTunes -

At least you coordinated the doggie bed with the frameset and the lycra.
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Everyone has seen tons too many photos of me.

The LOOK has to have a certain particular disheveled appearance.
None of that classy, sleek stuff for me.
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Got this one for cheap on EBay. I think it fits several categories so I have no idea how to vote.

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At least you coordinated the doggie bed with the frameset and the lycra.
That's @calamarichris , west coast legend....

My son Chris used to browse BF, and insisted on trying calamari the first time he saw it on a menu, because of @calamarichris .
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Got this one for cheap on EBay. I think it fits several categories so I have no idea how to vote.

I think if you hand-wrote "CUTTER" on that, it would be "across the board...."
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I think if you hand-wrote "CUTTER" on that, it would be "across the board...."
Ha. I don’t think there’s room for that.
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Poll shows we are just rebels.
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Poll shows we are just rebels.
Yep. If Charlie Harper had a bike jersey, I'd wear it.
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i am all over the board (wish the poll had multiple choice options)

I don't really have any super bright jersey/Kit but I want too. have some.....it is carrot for me when I get the weight down

I have a fair selection of custom jersey's featuring the company I work for (Xilinx) and just put in an order for another one.

I do have matching jersey/shorts with mix of black and fluorescent yelllow so that is the close.

I buy on sale

I am pretty form/function, when I commute I use bike specific shorts, but use east bay training t shirts...good value and i have enough I don't have to wash several times a week

https://www.eastbay.com/product/mode...yellow/yellow/
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i am all over the board (wish the poll had multiple choice options)
It does.
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I clicked in that box. Hmm.
probably user error on my side.......
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RT how bout Alan harper.
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RT how 'bout Alan Harper?
Road Forum.
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The family decided to upgrade my selections at Christmas this past year.
Thin and short sleeve, months away from use.



Falcon = perfect match.
Zeus will work, too.





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I wear solid colors, or black and white, in the jersey department, and street shorts with liners. My favorite liner is an old pair of tri shorts, with a light, faux chamoix pad. I have been using the same pair of nylon street shorts for four years or so. And running shoes on platform pedals--no clips. Now get off my lawn.
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Age Appropriate...

...to the bike being ridden. I'm more of a traditionalist and am somewhat nostalgic. So, if the bike is from the 1960s, then the jersey should mimic or resemble what would have been worn in the 60s. This holds pretty well up through the early 90s. Period correct. And so forth.

However, if you're riding modern stuff, then wear what you want. But stay off of my lawn!
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I like to match the bike to the Jersey, but I'm not into faux pro kits.

Modern wool jersey works well with the old Legnano. The baggy t-shirt not so much.

I like the modern Specialized jersey with the old Super Course.

Not vintage, but 2000 Solvang jersey just happens to work with 2013 Culprit.
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I like to think I dress in a "sleeper" look so I can crush others with my awesome disguised ability. That would mean that I actually have some ability. Not! Solid jerseys and black pants/shoes. I do have a fetish for brightly colored running/cycling socks and bright running shoes.

If I could find a pair of these, I would be wearing them and styling big time!

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I wear what amuses me, the audience of one. Approval of others has been mixed though I will say Cookie Monster is always pretty much a hit. So be it.

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Obviously, I have no fashion sense!




I have no idea what it means, the color is ugly, and it has no rear pockets, but I got it cheap. Bought it from a BF member, I think his name was Loony Tunes or something like that...

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Robbie is always looking stylish. At one event we rode together, he had on one of these:

and a helmet like this:



He looked so cool he had a aura around him. I thought it was this guy for a moment.


Meanwhile, at the same event, I was trying on different sizes of the event jersey. I was asking the really attractive blonde selling them which size I should get. L or XL? Her response was, "Get the XL. the L makes you look like a sausage." I ordered the XL. Then, me and my shattered, crushed ego slinked away to lick our wounds.

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I tend to lean towards wearing earth tones, but I've been complimented when wearing garish colors. And they are in style in general, not just in the bike world. I needed running shoes, and they were all too flashy, so I just bought a pair despite the colors. And I got compliments I wasn't hoping for, so I guess it's not so bad. Garish colors on a bike might make us more visible, so embrace them.
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My fashion statements tend toward gibberish.
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Well played, sir. Well played.
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