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Old 10-18-12, 01:05 PM
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Cheap cycling shirts

Just a heads up to on some cheap, Clyde friendly shirts good for cycling... Assuming you don't mind wearing cotton, which I don't. Came across these orange shirts, size 3x only, while poking around on a novelty shirts store I've bought from in the past.

https://6dollarshirts.com/t-shirts/Gu...e-p-11975.html

99 cents a pop. I just ordered eight for less than $20, incl. shipping, for commuting use.

Just an FYI in case anyone needs cheap, bright shirts.
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Well, I'm not in need of any bright orange (or yellow) shirts, but I'll definitely be buying one of those Doctor Who TARDIS shirts.

Very interesting website. Some cool and interesting shirts. Thanks for sharing the link.

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I've bought a couple shirts there. I only use cotton when it's warm. Here's what I've been using on my night rides.



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o04_s00_i00
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Old 10-19-12, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by leaftye View Post
I've bought a couple shirts there. I only use cotton when it's warm. Here's what I've been using on my night rides.



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o04_s00_i00
That would be good for night rides. And a good value, too. I'll have to bookmark that one for possible future acquisition.

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Well, I'm not in need of any bright orange (or yellow) shirts, but I'll definitely be buying one of those Doctor Who TARDIS shirts.

Very interesting website. Some cool and interesting shirts. Thanks for sharing the link.

Yeah, I specifically searched out Doctor Who shirts , too. I jumped on the clearance item, but I have several printed shirts on my short list for purchase soon to replace some shirts that have met their maker lately.
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Be careful in the cotton shirts. They absorb a hell of a lot of water, and then, once they're wet, they lose all their insulation power and actually rob you of your body heat. They dry very, very slowly, and hold the water next to your skin. This isn't just rain, it means sweat, too, and it's why hikers say "cotton kills."

I don't mean to be a downer, but we're heading into winter, and it wouldn't be fun to get stuck changing a flat out in the cold, 20 miles from home, sweaty from half of a hard ride.
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Old 10-19-12, 05:04 PM
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Orange, yellow, and chartreuse (sp?) hi viz t-shirts are available anywhere that sells work clothes for construction work. Fleet Farm has Gildan 50/50 poly/cotton Ts from M through 3X for $5.99 - $7.99. I have a couple that I wear for evening rides in the summer when I'm just kickin around for fun. They are nice for casual riding or under a jersey in cool weather. They have them with reflective trim too, but I don't like them because the reflective areas get sticky with sweat and don't breathe like the rest of the shirt. If you are going to be out in hot, humid weather go with a full synthetic tech fabric. Target carries runners short and long sleeve Ts in bright colors in their Champion line.
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Construction shirts may have different ratings for visibility. Class 2 and 3 are for road workers, with class 3 being the most visible. The shirt I linked is a class 3 shirt.

Yes, Target's Champion/C9 line is a good budget choice. To a somewhat lesser extent, so is Starter at Walmart.
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WOWWWWW im gonna haveta get quite a few of these
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