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Light shorts w pockets to wear over bibs

Old 03-07-16, 03:32 PM
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Light shorts w pockets to wear over bibs

Light shorts w pockets to wear over bibs - where to find - what are you wearing? Looking at 5" running shorts on Amazon - may cut out the brief inside - something like that - need pockets for headphones.

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Just use your jersey pockets.
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Old 03-07-16, 03:47 PM
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Are you worried at all about aerodynamics? If not why not use BBall shorts? Cheap, comfy and has pockets.
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Originally Posted by illusiumd View Post
Light shorts w pockets to wear over bibs - where to find - what are you wearing? Looking at 5" running shorts on Amazon - may cut out the brief inside - something like that - need pockets for headphones.
I'm wearing bibs like a ****ing cyclist.
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Originally Posted by WalksOn2Wheels View Post
I'm wearing bibs like a ****ing cyclist.
Indeed.
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Old 03-07-16, 04:14 PM
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Just use your jersey pockets.
This.
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Old 03-07-16, 04:29 PM
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Ok, now for my serious answer:

If you should decide to ride and listen to headphones (it's a personal decision, I'll let you decide how safe/unsafe it is), lots of jerseys actually have a small hole in one of the pockets for headphones, and some even have small loops on one seam to the right to run the cord. It's designed for race radios, but headphones work, too. If all else fails, just use your jersey pocket and run the cord down and then up the inside of your jersey.
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Old 03-07-16, 05:17 PM
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Some bibs have a small pocket in the lower back area, but it's definitely not there for the purpose you're requesting.

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I'm wearing bibs like a ****ing cyclist.
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Old 03-07-16, 05:39 PM
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Sing to yourself. It's safer.
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This is not the Just Riding Around forum, so I don't know why you expected a serious answer. However, I'll offer the following: Rab (climbing attire) makes some shorts with zippered slash pockets that work well for cycling - something to wear over bibs when you're spending time on the bike, but not engaged in "serious" cycling - taking the bike an hour or more each way to visit non-cycling friends and such: Rab® | Vertex Shorts - Legwear - Men
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Don't tell me OP is another shirtless cyclist
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I hope not wearing bibs
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Performance Ultra SL jersey is inexpensive and has a media pocket with a cutout for your earphone connection. I don't use it for my phone but it's nice to know they have it there.
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Old 03-09-16, 08:32 AM
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I think the OP is just sitting back and laughing now
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I've tried light running shorts over cycling shorts but they just blew up like a skirt and I looked ridiculous. I expect 5" running shorts would do the same thing.

for what it's worth, I've been using a black pair of cargo style bathing trunks at the gym. I wear them over my thin lined trishorts for everything, weight training and stationary bike, etc. they work great. they look like shorts, have somewhat long legs, in that they don't ride up exposing my trishorts underneath. while I haven't tried them in the wind, I expect they would work well outside too. but I usually use a set of REI? MTB shorts over my trishorts when it is warm enough to go out bare legged. anyway you might try a black bathing suit.
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Old 03-09-16, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by illusiumd View Post
Light shorts w pockets to wear over bibs - where to find - what are you wearing? Looking at 5" running shorts on Amazon - may cut out the brief inside - something like that - need pockets for headphones.
Take a look at Zoic mountain bike shorts, plenty of pockets, they are available with out without a liner so you can wear them over your choice of bib shorts. I've got several pairs and they have held up to lots of use.

Gore bike wear also make a complete bib two layer mountain bike short.
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Old 03-09-16, 09:55 AM
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This sort of seems to me like asking where I keep my Clif bars when I ride.
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Old 03-09-16, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by stanseven View Post
i hope not wearing bibs
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Originally Posted by KonaRider125 View Post
Take a look at Zoic mountain bike shorts
yeah, that's the brand I got at REI looks like these but the legs are a tad longer than I like so I fold up the fronts an inch

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Originally Posted by illusiumd View Post
where to find - what are you wearing?
Get something at the thrift store for 4$.
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Old 03-09-16, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
yeah, that's the brand I got at REI looks like these but the legs are a tad longer than I like so I fold up the fronts an inch

Zoic makes the Black Market model with a shorter inseam that falls just above the knee.

Great for casual rides or touring where your on off the bike, in stores, restaurants, where you don't want to be a lycra warrior.

Our Black Market BikeShorts outshine higher-priced alternatives. | ZOIC ClothingOur Black Market BikeShorts outshine higher-priced alternatives. | ZOIC Clothing
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Just buy the Rapha touring shorts. I wear them over my bibs ocassionally and they're freaking amazing. Pay whatever they are asking and you'll have them forever.
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Old 03-11-16, 09:57 AM
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Thanks all. Yes am newb at cycling gear stuff and maybe not ready for pure bib with nothing covering myself up. I'm also super tall and my new bibs ride up my leg - I tired some AreoTech big and tall, but they suck - so went with Sugoi - perfect fit - only lots of room there between knee and seam - I'll build up confidence in my white legs this summer
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Have you though about using some wireless headphones. This way your arms or handlebars won't accidently rip the headphones off of your head or phone out of your pocket.
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