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dressing like a road racer, is it posing?

Old 04-17-08, 11:09 AM
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dressing like a road racer, is it posing?

I was searching Ebay for some Trek stuff and found an auction for the entire cycling outfit from Trek. Bibs, jersey, socks, gloves, and hat. It looks cool and since I ride Treks I was thinking about buying it but didn't want to look like a 'tard. What do you guys think? I pretty much just ride around the neighborhood and down some back roads by factories.
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Yes.

Next!
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Only if you wear it to Starbucks. Wearing it to IHOP is cool.
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Don't listen to the naysayers here.....if you like it, buy it and wear it proudly!
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This thread has potential. I'll wait it out.

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I only pose in European cycling wear.
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Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
Only if you wear it to Starbucks. Wearing it to IHOP is cool.
Right out of the park!
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It's not poseurish if you're riding your Trek bicycle when you wear it.

That doesn't, however, in any way imply that you don't look stupid. Just sayin'.
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Old 04-17-08, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by RazorWind View Post
It's not poseurish if you're riding your Trek bicycle when you wear it.

That doesn't, however, in any way imply that you don't look stupid. Just sayin'.
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Originally Posted by shakeNbake View Post
Yes.

Next!
correct.
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Um, the bibs aren't used, are they? Eeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwww. Should be against the law to buy or sell used bibs or shorts. Would you buy used underwear, cuz it's the same thing?
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I would buy Carmen Electras used underwear, but that is a different topic entirely. I didn't think that wearing the outfit would look 'normal' but wanted to check with the 'community' first.
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Originally Posted by white_feather View Post
I would buy Carmen Electras used underwear, but that is a different topic entirely. .
Big fan of Dennis Rodman I see..........
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I think you own enough Trek's that they should pay YOU to wear their branded clothing too.
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Originally Posted by white_feather View Post
I would buy Carmen Electras used underwear, but that is a different topic entirely. I didn't think that wearing the outfit would look 'normal' but wanted to check with the 'community' first.
I have some of her stuff and it is excellent.
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I've never heard of this "Trek" brand bicycle. Is that some small South African marque?
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I've never heard of this "Trek" brand bicycle. Is that some small South African marque?
They used to market some bicycle that named after some famous American roadracer that won some big French race....
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They used to market some bicycle that named after some famous American roadracer that won some big French race....
Was that the "Floyd"?
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Wear whatever you want - the biggest fools ever to pedal are people who give a rats behind what other cyclists wear.
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Have your own sense of style and wear what you want. Who cares what anyone else thinks?

To answer the question though, yes it is pouser(ish).

However, I have a full Disco kit and my buddy (Cervelo Solist Carbon) rocks a full CSC kit sometimes. It's hard to hear the comments as people get further and further behind us.
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Is this the stuff:



There is a red version too a little different. well at least its new.
The Trek/VW partnership is for MTBing. Its not too bad though, not that earlier comment don't apply.
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I would give a road-biker sh*t for wearing that. It's a mountain bike team. I am rather pedantic, though.
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This poser says go for it, be proud, and show them off at Starbucks.
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I was actually going to wear it to IHOP next time the wife will go with me just to tweak them. We both hate it there but it would be hilarious to see what they say.
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