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Old 05-24-09, 03:04 PM
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Benefits to cycling jerseys?

So my uncle just gave me one and since I'm going to ride some single track tommorow I'll wear it. Do they keep you cool? The material seems like it wouldn't and being as its 90 some degrees cool is good. The brand is Voler.
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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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So my uncle just gave me one and since I'm going to ride some single track tommorow I'll wear it. Do they keep you cool? The material seems like it wouldn't and being as its 90 some degrees cool is good. The brand is Voler.
Yeah during the summer all I wear is those dri fit shirts, difference between those and the regular cotton tshirts are huge in fact there is no comparesing you can get them from target like 10 bucks a piece you don't have to spend to much on them(I've seen them in couple of different bike shops around $40 or 50 a piece)
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I always wear some kind of shirt that wicks sweat on my trail rides. Cotton just doesn't do the trick this time of year,
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Cycling jerseys make you a lot faster on the climbs and also aid in picking up chicks in the parking lot.
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They dry quick, so you dont get that sweet "wet blanket" feel of a cotton shirt.

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Cycling jerseys make you a lot faster on the climbs and also aid in picking up chicks in the parking lot.
You are right my dri fit shirts gets me a couple of phone numbers everytime I ride.
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hahaha, well what I'm asking is does wind go through them well? From texture I would say they would trap warmth inside rather, which isn't what i'm looking for, but I also don't think they would be very popular if they did that.
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You are right my dri fit shirts gets me a couple of phone numbers everytime I ride.
Noooooooo, I'm talking about full on cycling jerseys. I have a drawer full of dry fit type shirts but I only bring out the full on logo team jersey when I know that some action will be going down at the trail head.
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Noooooooo, I'm talking about full on cycling jerseys. I have a drawer full of dry fit type shirts but I only bring out the full on logo team jersey when I know that some action will be going down at the trail head.
I better go get some of those.
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Originally Posted by mystolenbikes View Post
I better go get some of those.
Yes you should. Take the young lad in these pics......
For a basic ride in Pisgah the simple black dri fit shirt will do fine......


...but on race day you need to rock the team jersey becuse the chicks dig it.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
hahaha, well what I'm asking is does wind go through them well? From texture I would say they would trap warmth inside rather, which isn't what i'm looking for, but I also don't think they would be very popular if they did that.
If it's a true cycling jersey, it will wick sweat away from your skin and it will allow wind to pass through. This leads to a nice evaporative cooling effect. It should also dry quickly, so you don't look like a sweaty mess at the end of your ride.
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I got out and used it for well over 30 miles today, and yes, cool.
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