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Old 06-14-06, 11:52 AM
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new bike shorts

so i bought a brand new closeout pair of Nike Team shorts off ebay the other day for $20. i got a size large. they just got here and the waist fits perfectly but the elastic-y parts where it closes off on ur leg are so tight. any ideas?
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Maybe you could grab the leg openings and stretch them out before you put them on.
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Originally Posted by i killed judas.
the elastic-y parts where it closes off on ur leg are so tight. any ideas?
ride more, lose weight
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Originally Posted by Mariner Fan
Maybe you could grab the leg openings and stretch them out before you put them on.
tried that. no luck
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thats what i was thinking. i have pretty big thighs with not much fat on them at all, though.
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Originally Posted by i killed judas.
thats what i was thinking. i have pretty big thighs with not much fat on them at all, though.
I had the exact same experience with Nike shorts. I think I'm pretty average in size and the shorts have disproportionately small leg openings/elastic. If you can stand wearing them they might streach. I only wore mine once or twice and then gave up on them. I tried some higher end Nike bibs the other day which also had smallish leg openings and just generally seemed to fit funny too...
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the material is made to stretch, therefore if you pull on it, it will stretch it out a bit, and ALSO if you wear them it will stretch them out...
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