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Old 01-18-06, 03:42 PM
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What do you wear?

well do you just wear a shirt and shorts, or jeans or proper MTB pants? (or shirt)? I'm with shirt and shorts at the moment
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Old 01-18-06, 03:51 PM
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I wear whatever I don't mind getting dirty. And an old pair of new balance tennis that have NO TREAD yet mysteriosly hold my pedals very well.

Hmm... on very very hot days I will resort to lycra. My friends complain but if they have sucha problem with looking at my goods then they should eat a damn powerbar and climb faster.
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Old 01-18-06, 03:54 PM
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Old 01-18-06, 04:03 PM
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For a top, I wear a bike Jersey. Easy enough. For shorts, I've been spoiled by past roadie experience, so I wear a very comfy pair of Pearlizumi bib shorts with some over-the-knee length nylon climbing shorts on top of them. Like this:



And yeah, that's a rented bike.
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Old 01-18-06, 04:25 PM
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i wear biking shorts under kind of baggy shorts, if it gets cold i put leg warmers on. and a jersey, with a various layers under it according to the temp. if it is real cold i put a soft jacket kind of thing on, nice and toasty.

and on my feet, a pair of sidis.
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Old 01-18-06, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Pink_Ninja
well do you just wear a shirt and shorts, or jeans or proper MTB pants? (or shirt)? I'm with shirt and shorts at the moment
depends what im riding and who with. usually its jeans and t-shirt lol not great but works for me. i dont mind really.
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Old 01-18-06, 04:51 PM
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Jeans and t-shirt and if its cold I'll put on a hoody.
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Old 01-18-06, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by DylanTremblay
Jeans and t-shirt and if its cold I'll put on a hoody.
yeh ill put on a hoddy if i gets cold. but when i ride it gets warm so have to carry a bag of some sort!
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Proper baggy MTB shorts and Nike MTB Jersey.
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Old 01-18-06, 05:16 PM
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Byu basketball shorts, new balance trail running shoes, and a mtb jersey
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hardhat and a jockstrap
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hmmmm, guess out of the current respondants, I am the only one who wears bike shorts, either lyca or mtn biking baggies. Never jeans or regular shorts. I use cycling jerseys, I find they work better than just a cotton t-shirt.
For cold weather, polartech tights, underarmour and long fleece jerseys.
After riding for over 20 years, I am big believer in cycling specific clothing
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Old 01-18-06, 05:38 PM
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Right now its pretty cold so I wear

Lycra bib shorts
Full length tights
2 Polypro undershirts
1 Cotton Wool shirt
1 Light Nylong jacket
1 Home made neck gaitor
2 pairs of gloves
Lake cold weather mtn biking boots
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Old 01-18-06, 07:14 PM
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warm/hot weather: bike jersey or wicking type shirt. with or without sleeves, lycra shorts, coolmax socks, Shimano m180 shoes LG T-bone helmet ( max ventilation).
cold/cool weather: wicking base layer, bike jersey, maybe a LS one on top ( if cold), jacket( if cold out, Champion C9 lined w/ shoulder vents for some air down the back when zipped), lycra shorts, between 1- pair or tights,( depending on how cold) or a pair of fleece lined tights for super cold, merino wool socks, 661 Nuevo shoes, toe covers if real cold out. for temps below freezing I may or may not wear a neck gator, BMX helmet (slight ventilation)
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Old 01-18-06, 07:22 PM
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Jeans and a t-shirt with a sweater on top this time of year. And a hat and gloves if it's cold enough.
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Originally Posted by MadMan2k
Nice stoppie, but why are you grabbing the rear brakes so hard?
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Because I have crappy v-brakes that don't lock up well unless I adjust the levers loose like that mostly.. and for some reason both hands pull the same, I dont think about it
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Depends on the weather. Recently, we had a fairly warm winter day so I wore bike shorts, a long sleeve t-shirt under a wool/cotton blend cycle jersey. Note the duct tape over the right shoe to keep the shoelaces from getting snagged on the chainwheel and the Bell gloves. I'm trying to make OCP, but I so far they've turned me down. Maybe its the white sox?
That's my 13 year old son riding my old Nishiki, he's a big'un.
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My bike outfit is just mesh athletic shorts over compression shorts, and a wicking t-shirt. If it's cold I'll add a cotton long-sleeve shirt and/or a vest.
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I should hope so
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Foolish i know, but in the middle of summer back home i used to sometimes ride in some boardies and thongs. (thats flip flops for you yanks )
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For a while I wore a pair of hiking shorts and a t-shirt. Then, I added a t-shirt for the UV protection. Then, after the seams hurt too much, I bought a pair of MTB baggies with a spandex padded liner. I also bought, recently, a wicking MTB jersey. I have clipless pedals so I wear MTB shoes. Now that it's colder I'm wearing a thermal shirt under a jersey to keep me warm and still wick the sweat off.
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Originally Posted by DylanTremblay
Jeans and t-shirt and if its cold I'll put on a hoody.
Have you ever tried underarmour? I use the extra thick, with turtle neck thingy, and long sleeves on when its cold and just put a tshirt over that. Keeps me warm
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A studded patent leather thong and a tube top. When it warms up I'll take the tube top off.
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