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Old 11-28-20, 01:11 PM
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Image is everything

Shamelessly stolen from the internet ...
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Old 11-28-20, 02:26 PM
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So that's why the Tour guys are never smiling in pictures, they are holding in their guts.
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Old 11-28-20, 03:09 PM
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If you can't be "pro" you can at least look "pro".
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Old 11-28-20, 04:41 PM
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"It's better to look good, than to feel good, darling."
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Old 11-28-20, 08:47 PM
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You might be able to suck in your gut but you can't suck in your love handles.
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Old 11-28-20, 09:01 PM
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You might be able to suck in your gut but you can't suck in your love handles.
They sell "shapewear" for men.
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Old 11-29-20, 08:47 AM
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They are called "aero bellies"!!!!!!!
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Old 11-29-20, 08:54 AM
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I thought
"Suck th Gut"
was the new
"Cheeeese"


And the real reason for, "Take another pic, I think my eyes were shut."
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Old 11-29-20, 09:00 AM
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They sell "shapewear" for men.
Got a favorite?

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Old 11-29-20, 10:10 AM
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Sorry, I like my "grand dad bod", but a quick google search came up with this:
https://www.leonisa.com/en/mens-unde...AaAqxUEALw_wcB
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Old 11-29-20, 12:37 PM
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My philosophy is - If ya look too good, they ask too much from ya, regardless of one's age. Dress down, save money for better tires and save energy for fun miles.
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Old 11-29-20, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
They are called "aero bellies"!!!!!!!
it's our reality, I swear!
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Old 11-29-20, 12:54 PM
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I'm in favor of a sharper image. Reality is over-rated.
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Definitely look like the after picture Lol
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Old 11-29-20, 10:33 PM
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They are called "aero bellies"!!!!!!!
Or as I prefer to say - I've graduated beyond the 'six-pack' -- I'm styin' the 'Keg' !!!
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“Remember darling, don’t be a snook. It’s not how you feel, but how you look. And you look marvelous.”

Or as I learned back in HS: Perception is reality.
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Old 11-30-20, 11:04 AM
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I stayed on the same floor of the MSOE dorms as Alexi Grewal during Super Week circa 1977. He was a shy 14 yr old but man he looked pro when he was kitted out in his Monty of Italy gear. I thought, this kid might make it in cycling if he sticks with it.
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Old 12-02-20, 11:33 AM
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Pity those that can no longer suck it in.
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Old 12-02-20, 02:17 PM
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Some of us are actually fat challenged, and we cycle while being fat challenged. Cycling helps us keep our weight down, so we are not as fat as we would be if we didn't cycle.

To all fat challenged people, go for it. Get the exercise, and don't worry about what people think of your appearance. Good on all those fat challenged people out there exercising.
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