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Road Cycling Wear

Old 10-07-11, 06:58 PM
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Road Cycling Wear

Im looking to buy some new cycling clothes, but I am unsure of what kind of fabric to use. I have seen 90 Polyester and 10 Lycra, or just polyester and synthetic. What should I be looking for?
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Old 10-07-11, 11:21 PM
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I like the clothing with some lycra in it. It stretches and moves with me.
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Old 10-08-11, 02:48 AM
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Depends on what type of clothing you're talking about.

These are my favourite cycling shorts: 59% nylon, 22% polyester and 19% LYCRA®.
http://www.mec.ca/AST/ShopMEC/Cyclin...rts-womens.jsp

I prefer shorts with some polyester in them because I have a mild allergy to nylon and lycra.


Most of my jerseys are some type of polyester ... something like this one:
http://www.mec.ca/AST/ShopMEC/Cyclin...sey-womens.jsp


Winter wear is usually polypro or merino wool.
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