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Should I throw away my US Postal Service and Livestrong jerseys?

Old 02-21-13, 06:08 AM
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A jersey's a jersey. If it fits and functions, wear it if you want.
I've got jerseys that are yellow. No one's given me a hard time about not winning the TdF.

I've tried to buy them cheap, but the sellers here think they're made of gold thread.
I still support Livestrong, and no longer support Susan G Komen. Go figure.

Each to his own.
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Old 02-21-13, 06:17 AM
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Originally Posted by calamarichris View Post
.... Eventually everything comes back in style.
+1

Dont wear them for now if you feel embarassed.
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Old 02-21-13, 06:42 AM
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
I've got jerseys that are yellow. No one's given me a hard time about not winning the TdF.
I'm sure they do it all the time ... behind your back
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Old 02-21-13, 07:25 AM
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Give up cycling.
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Old 02-21-13, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
You can always wear them inside out and make a cycling fashion statement. Waste not want not.
Solid.

For added effect, wear bibs inside out.
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Old 02-21-13, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by AdelaaR View Post
I'm sure they do it all the time ... behind your back
That's because they're stupid.
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I'm pretty sure nobody mocks Robbie behind his back. If there's a great guy on this forum, he's him.
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Now you have me self conscious about MY USPS jersey.
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Old 02-21-13, 09:21 AM
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Whatever, it's still a much better garment to wear than a tshirt and a fanny pack while cycling. Who cares what's on it?

Sometimes the fashion circlejerk of the 41 is astounding. I mean, think about it- at the end of the day, even if you're perfectly styled, you're still only the coolest cyclist. We're all a little kooky, own it.
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I would say that if you are a supporter of cancer research, then wear them!
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Old 02-21-13, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by IthaDan View Post
Sometimes the fashion circlejerk of the 41 is astounding. I mean, think about it- at the end of the day, even if you're perfectly styled, you're still only the coolest cyclist. We're all completely wacked, own it.
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Originally Posted by IthaDan View Post
Whatever, it's still a much better garment to wear than a tshirt and a fanny pack while cycling. Who cares what's on it?

Sometimes the fashion circlejerk of the 41 is astounding. I mean, think about it- at the end of the day, even if you're perfectly styled, you're still only the coolest cyclist. We're all a little kooky, own it
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Wait. When did this happen?
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Originally Posted by RTDub View Post
Wait. When did this happen?
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Originally Posted by HBxRider View Post
I bought a US Postal Service and Livestrong jersey a little over a year ago when I first took up cycling.

I have mixed feelings about wearing it now. But they are the only jerseys I own, and they are good quality, and I think its wrong to throw away perfectly good items.

But still, I can't help but feel a bit embarrassed and self conscious when I wear it.

What do you guys think?
You only have 2 jerseys???
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Old 02-21-13, 10:29 AM
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You can always use them for Halloween costumes.

I know this is about your jersey..but I know somebody who has one of the Trek Discovery Channel Team surplus frames that he picked up new from a "retired rep" om eBay some years back. He is now well aware that he bought something that was probably used (based on reports), to have contrinbuted to funding the operation.
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Old 02-22-13, 04:42 AM
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In the real world outside of the forum, no one really cares. I would not wear them simply because I myself am disgusted by the whole ordeal, not because what other people may think about me wearing them.
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Originally Posted by ruindd View Post
You might be right. I want a bunch of USPS jerseys now. It'd be kind of cool.
Wait a little longer when all the law suits are filed. The jerseys will be worth more money. As the drama unfolds on this new journey for Lance and the marketing money he help create, there will be lots to reflect upon. Those jerseys will have a lot to say.
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Originally Posted by Cookiemonsta View Post
In the real world outside of the forum, no one really cares. I would not wear them simply because I myself am disgusted by the whole ordeal, not because what other people may think about me wearing them.
Just last week my brother innocently asked, "Why can't you just dope with PED like all the other cyclists?" instead of all my work to get more aero. I don't think the jersey is going to change anyone's perception much ... truth be told I've been kind of looking around for a Lance jersey but I haven't found any. I'd kind of like to have one.
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Burn them, so this world becomes purer.
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Burn them, so this world becomes purer.
Is it safe to burn polyester?
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Old 02-22-13, 03:39 PM
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OP - Yes, you should. Even before Lance confessed, it made you look like a huge fanboy and a Fred.
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OP - If you want to get rid of your jerseys, I will pay you for postage and take them off your hands. Seriously. I would love to buzz around in a USPS jersey with my "Cheat to Win" fake Livestrong bracelet that I found on theonion.com.

Maybe I'm the only one, but I could really care less who dopes, and with what drugs, in any sport.

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OP- I'll take that USPS jersey off your hands. Seriously- and not even for "pro" or "anti-Lance" reasons. My mom put in 35 years with the postal service and I just think she'd appreciate me supporting her beloved former workplace.
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Originally Posted by jon c. View Post
I'd be embarrassed to wear them.
Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
Then ride naked. It'll help with your embarrassment.
Why doesn't this place have thumbs up or downs? Excellent advice like this needs to be more easily recognized.
Keep the jerseys.
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