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Old 10-21-09, 07:39 AM
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Heads up: Chrome Shins are on sale

I know they're crazy expensive but some of you have expressed interest in the past for the Chrome knickers. They're on sale for $90 down from the original price of $160. Quite a savings. And you get a free bag of coffee.
I grabbed a pair.

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Old 10-21-09, 10:01 AM
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Definitely not something I will jump on but a good discount none the less
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Old 10-21-09, 10:12 AM
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So like carpris for dudes?
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Any pics? I am curious as to what they are.
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Old 10-21-09, 11:09 AM
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Oh, wait a minute. You mean THESE?

Definately a fashion statement for the tattood, pierced, goatie, and cigarette crowd.

Why do I get the impression that guys who wear chrome knickers are guys who do not change the sheets on their bed regularily?


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Old 10-21-09, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by mike View Post
tattood, pierced, goatie, and cigarette crowd.

Why do I get the impression when I see guys wearing chrome knickers that these are guys who do not regularily change the sheets on their bed regularily?
Hey! I resemble that remark!

I don't change my sheets at all. I let the maid do that.
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Old 10-21-09, 12:21 PM
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My wife calls 'em manpris.
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Wanker!




I like the shants.
 
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i like the socks
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They may not be the style for everyone, but I can attest that they are built to last. I bought three pair two years ago and have been commuting daily in them and they still look like new.

Super comfortable too.
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Old 10-21-09, 02:13 PM
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time to buy a second pair
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Who needs Chrome? I commute, ride, and generally hang out in cut off to knicker length Army BDU's.
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Originally Posted by d2create View Post
Hey! I resemble that remark!

I don't change my sheets at all. I let the maid do that.
Ha ha! Ya man!

You know, the damnedest thing is that guys who don't change the sheets get the most chics. Go figure.
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How do they run size-wise? Can anyone comment?
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Originally Posted by Quickbeam View Post
How do they run size-wise? Can anyone comment?
I have a 29" waist and have to wear a belt with the small.
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How do they run size-wise? Can anyone comment?
I had a medium and they were too tight in the crotch area for me. I have a size 33" waist and they fit okay there but it seemed a bit shallow in the seat area. I think they were designed with skinny dudes with no butt in mind.
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Originally Posted by mike View Post
You know, the damnedest thing is that guys who don't change the sheets get the most chics. Go figure.
A: pheromones






Originally Posted by nick burns View Post
I have a 29" waist.
hipster.





I have a 32" waist and the medium is perfect.
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Old 10-22-09, 07:07 PM
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I think we are getting the message pretty loud and clear that you better buy these pantaloons at a store where you can tryu them on rather than ordering them online.
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Originally Posted by Walfredo View Post
So like carpris for dudes?
No, more like $100+ boy's size "Husky" cargo pants.
With the end of shorts weather, what better way to protect yourself from the harsh winter elements than an extra four inches of fabric below the knee?
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I've had a pair of the Lightweight Shins for two years that I've beaten the crap out of; they're my primary bicycle wear in the summer. They're hardly comparable to homemade wool knickers or BDUs. They're amazingly soft and stretchy, wicking, water resistant and comfortable when they're soaked. If you have a good cyclist butt, they also really bring that out, in a subtle way.

This is coming from someone who hates shorts though (I own one pair of standard cycling shorts). All my bicycle wear is knickers.
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Old 10-22-09, 08:32 PM
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A comparison of 160 dollar pants.
I can eat for two months on $180 dollars.
BTW
I think they a fantastic looking.
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Old 10-23-09, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by mike View Post
I think we are getting the message pretty loud and clear that you better buy these pantaloons at a store where you can tryu them on rather than ordering them online.
Well that goes with any online clothing purchase.
I talked to Chrome on the phone and exchanges are no problemo.
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Originally Posted by vredstein View Post
With the end of shorts weather, what better way to protect yourself from the harsh winter elements than an extra four inches of fabric below the knee?
Exactly. Just what the doc ordered for our 40 degree winters.
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$99 now--they raised it from $90 already?
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Originally Posted by macdonwald View Post
$99 now--they raised it from $90 already?
I just checked my order email and you are correct, $99.
Don't know why i said $90.
Thanks for the correction.
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