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Old 06-11-16, 01:15 PM
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Serious Fred Gear

The other thread got me to thinking we need a new approach to bikes and clothing.

Aluminum and carbon reproductions of the great military-inspired uprights of the past.

Clipless shoes in a wider variety of styles:
  • Cowboy boots
  • Converse All Stars
  • Combat boots
  • Stiletto heels
  • Nice Oxfords

Padded shorts that look like cutoff jeans
Bib shorts that look like cutoff overalls
Jerseys in concert t-shirt prints
Fedora and cowboy hat helmets
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Old 06-11-16, 01:19 PM
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you're high, right...?
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Old 06-11-16, 04:17 PM
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you're high, right...?
LIKE LIKE LIKE - where is the "Like" button?!?!?
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Old 06-11-16, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by FullGas View Post
you're high, right...?
You know you want a 11 pound 14-speed IGH equipped 1950s Schwinn with ape hanger bars to cruise around on in your cutoff jean bike shorts, red high top SPD sneakers and Metallica t-shirt jersey.
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Old 06-11-16, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by KD5NRH View Post
The other thread got me to thinking we need a new approach to bikes and clothing.

Aluminum and carbon reproductions of the great military-inspired uprights of the past.

Clipless shoes in a wider variety of styles:
  • Cowboy boots
  • Converse All Stars
  • Combat boots
  • Stiletto heels
  • Nice Oxfords

Padded shorts that look like cutoff jeans
Bib shorts that look like cutoff overalls
Jerseys in concert t-shirt prints
Fedora and cowboy hat helmets
My girlfriend was just telling me I looked like grandpa Walton in my bibs. The overall bibs would really rock that look!
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I've got yer bike, right here......

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And this already exists, courtesy of Sugoi.



I find it strangely compelling.
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I've got yer bike, right here......

Got to love color coordinated cable housings. Been meaning to look for some brown or champagne ones for the 7100. Those tires look a little bald, though.
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Old 06-11-16, 10:30 PM
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I will admit to a significant number of google searches for either a full-up conversion of Chucks, or a Chuck-esque SPD compatible shoe.
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Old 06-12-16, 05:12 AM
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OP..undoubtedly with this post you're standing taller, feeling more confident, perhaps even (dare I say) ever-so-slightly superior. Much cheaper than therapy..so kudos there..
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What if the cleat in those Oxfords were twist lock removable, and one doubled as a cell phone? Might need an earbud, but could have Siri like capabilities to make calls, get audio of current news, search results, voice text, etc.
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Old 06-12-16, 07:58 AM
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Forget Chuck Taylors...Chuck Norris would be way better. Myself I'm wanting camouflage riding kit.
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