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Old 10-31-20, 03:20 PM
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Halloween ride in new cycling jersey

went out and did a bit over 10 miles wearing my new cycling jersey......https://www.strava.com/activities/4268545450 you could say I was dressed as "Betty the Bearded Lady"
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Old 10-31-20, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by dagray
you could say I was dressed as "Betty the Bearded Lady"
Pictures?
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Old 10-31-20, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR
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they are in the Strava link.


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Originally Posted by dagray
they are in the Strava link.
Smart move not to post them here.

You family must be proud.
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Old 10-31-20, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR
Smart move not to post them here.

You family must be proud.
My wife thinks it is hilarious....it goes with my jersey that looks like a naked male hairy chest.
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Old 10-31-20, 08:17 PM
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That's just disgusting! But hey, to each his own and you can definitely own it....
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Old 10-31-20, 10:47 PM
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Heck that jersey is something I wouldn’t wear but I still think it is cool. And you don’t care what others think so that makes it great.
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Too funny, have fun cycling.
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Originally Posted by dagray
My wife thinks it is hilarious....it goes with my jersey that looks like a naked male hairy chest.
You're out there on your bike, wearing what you want and having a great time; good for you friend My guess is you'll never have a car left turn in front of you and that's a bonus right there
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I love riding, and being a fat bastard I love fun jerseys.. some not so polite, some stating my oath of enlistment has no expiration date, some just variations on the yellow smiley face, or Dr. Seuss themed.

If my jersey makes someone laugh that is my reward, and if they upset someone that also is my reward.

I have lost 60 pounds since I started riding in 2014, but thanks to the VA docs hosing things up I made my diabetes worse so now take insulin (since 2012).. but by riding I can keep my insulin dose down to 40 units a day which I can out exercise.
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Originally Posted by dagray
I love riding, and being a fat bastard I love fun jerseys.. some not so polite, some stating my oath of enlistment has no expiration date, some just variations on the yellow smiley face, or Dr. Seuss themed.

If my jersey makes someone laugh that is my reward, and if they upset someone that also is my reward.

I have lost 60 pounds since I started riding in 2014, but thanks to the VA docs hosing things up I made my diabetes worse so now take insulin (since 2012).. but by riding I can keep my insulin dose down to 40 units a day which I can out exercise.
Thank you for serving this great country. Keep riding and having a good time
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'Love the duds, man. But when I read your thread title, I thought that, based on new improvements in cycling throughout the state, they had given New Jersey a new nickname!
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Old 11-02-20, 10:32 PM
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Well done, especially the overall health improvements.

I feel like I'm suited up for Halloween every time I'm wearing the usual lycra and spandex stuff. But despite being a native Texan, I've always felt like the urban cowboy cosplay affectation is just as silly. And as a 1970s veteran, the current fad of wearing camo uniforms everywhere seems pointless to me. So we all look equally silly in public.
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Originally Posted by canklecat
Well done, especially the overall health improvements.

I feel like I'm suited up for Halloween every time I'm wearing the usual lycra and spandex stuff. But despite being a native Texan, I've always felt like the urban cowboy cosplay affectation is just as silly. And as a 1970s veteran, the current fad of wearing camo uniforms everywhere seems pointless to me. So we all look equally silly in public.
I agree... the camo all the time from head to toe just isn't my thing

Living here in rural Eastern Oregon (desert) I don't have too much traffic when I do ride the roads, and don't have to worry about stop lights (just the occasional sign which new law says can be ignored by cyclists IF there is no traffic).
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Some things cannot be unseen. That is one of them.
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