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Do you wear underwear under your shorts ?

Old 06-01-04, 11:31 AM
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Do you wear underwear under your shorts ?

Just asking b/c Im curious.I don't wear anything under my cycling shorts but I also don't wear underwear anyways.How about you ?
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Old 06-01-04, 11:35 AM
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This one comes up every couple weeks. Some people do. Most people don't.

Cycling shorts are designed to be worn WITHOUT uderwear.

Can-o-worms opened. Let it rip!!!!!!
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No you shouldn't as this defeats the purpose of having the unrestricted padding in the cycle shorts to begin with. You don't want anything binding between you and the seat.
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Old 06-01-04, 11:36 AM
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At first I use to wear underwear but then thanks to this forum I found out most guys didn't wear them, so I had to try it and found out it was a lot more comfortable.
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Old 06-01-04, 12:12 PM
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Never.
If I wore underwear on a ride, I wouldn't be wearing cycling shorts/pants.

It defeats the purpose of the padding, like another mentioned... and I think is just far more harsh on the skin... also potentially less 'sanitary' when it comes to the sweating factor.
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Old 06-01-04, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by ronyex
Just asking b/c Im curious.I don't wear anything under my cycling shorts but I also don't wear underwear anyways.How about you ?
Cycling short? No underwear ever!!!
Other clothes? Recent convert to being "comfortable and free".

Somehow I think the UWN will be paying this thread a visit.
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Old 06-01-04, 12:28 PM
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Should one wear underwear under one's bicycle shorts?

In a word: no.

In a lot more words: no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no!

Am I making myself clear?

Bicycle shorts are designed to be worn next to the skin. Underwear under bike shorts is unhygenic, unsightly and unsafe. Wearing underwear under padded lycra shorts is like riding with your shorts full of ground glass. It is a one way ticket to chafesville. Don't do it!

Remember the Underwear Nazi manifesto: No underwear under bike shorts for any reason ever. No Excuses.

Got it? Good.

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Old 06-01-04, 12:29 PM
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As predicted... ^^^^
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Old 06-01-04, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Joat
As predicted... ^^^^
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wow, I didn't know this at all, I always wear underwear with cycling short, guess I have to pratice not to wear it from now on.
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Old 06-01-04, 12:40 PM
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i only have 3 pairs. so if i go for a short ride, i wear undies and do that for the shorts twice . can you say euuu?

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Originally Posted by shaq-d
i only have 3 pairs. so if i go for a short ride, i wear undies and do that for the shorts twice . can you say euuu?

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That sounds like an excuse to me.

If you have three pairs of shorts, shaq-d, you have one to wash, one to wear and one to spare. If you don't want to fire up the washing machine for a small load, then hand wash your shorts in the sink. Or, carry them into the shower with you. Underwear is not the answer.

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Old 06-01-04, 01:50 PM
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Ok cool undies are for suckers.
BTW for super smooth motion I shave everything under so its not only extra smooth but also less bacterial.
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Old 06-01-04, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Underwear Nazi
Naturally.

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You should just have a copy and paste paragraph for a standard canned reply to these things.
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Old 06-01-04, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Nam
wow, I didn't know this at all, I always wear underwear with cycling short, guess I have to pratice not to wear it from now on.
I wear a pair of wicking seamless smooth synthetic hybrid briefs so I don't get crap (literally) rubbed into my padding. Never bothered me on long rides, your mileage may vary. *DUCKS FOR COVER*
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Old 06-01-04, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by slvoid
I wear a pair of wicking seamless smooth synthetic hybrid briefs so I don't get crap (literally) rubbed into my padding. Never bothered me on long rides, your mileage may vary. *DUCKS FOR COVER*
Sounds like you need to wipe better if you're that worried about skid marks
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I haven't had skid marks in any of my clothing since I was a wee lad. After all, the job isn't finished until ALL the paperwork is done.
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funny

nuttin under the shorts for sure
if you're worried about the shorts, wash em good
simple
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Hey I wipe plenty good, you people know what I mean.
This thread's going down the crapper...
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Originally Posted by slvoid
Hey I wipe plenty good, you people know what I mean.
This thread's going down the crapper...
Perhaps a dose of Pepto before you ride?
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I think we're getting just a little too much information now.
Wipe well and wear ya shorts. End of list !
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Does a bear crap in new york city?
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Yes. Pretty pink panties with lace.
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>>>> I also don't wear underwear anyways. <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Thanks 'fer shar'n
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This may seem sacriligious but...................I got rid of the special bike shorts. They were hard to wash and dry and I needed several pairs unless I wanted to do laundry daily.
I got a Brooks B17 saddle and now I can wear shorts/jeans/underwear/pajamas or whatever I want.
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