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Backwards Baseball Cap, will it make me look like a ******?

Old 06-23-14, 05:41 PM
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Backwards Baseball Cap, will it make me look like a ******?

Hi, I bike a lot on a paved bike path just down the street from me. I don't like to wear a helmet due to being uncomfortable, bulky and unsightly(IMO) and I don't want my hair being windblown into an Einstein look so I thought a backwards baseball cap would be a good idea to hold hair and maintain some aerodynamics while looking sporty at the same time. Will I get mocked and laughed at, what is your thought on the matter, any one else do the same?
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Old 06-23-14, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Edenwolf View Post
will it make me look like a ******?
Yes
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Old 06-23-14, 05:49 PM
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Buy a good helmet and take a few minutes to adjust it properly.
Scrambled brains are worse than Einstein hair.
If you must wear a hat get a cycling cap.
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Old 06-23-14, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Pirkaus View Post
Buy a good helmet and take a few minutes to adjust it properly.
Scrambled brains are worse than Einstein hair.
If you must wear a hat get a cycling cap.
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I'm not worried about scrambled brains, I only ride paths(no steep hills or extreme speeds).

I would never wear a cycling hat, you might as well put a little propeller on top of it.
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Old 06-23-14, 05:54 PM
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Keep the new era sticker on it and you'll be #fresh2death
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No, it doesn't matter, I wear a backwards baseball cap all the time.

Seriously, who cares? Just do what you like!
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Originally Posted by Elvo View Post
Keep the new era sticker on it and you'll be #fresh2death
An Oakley Baseball Cap, not a flat brimmed gangster hat.
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Old 06-23-14, 05:56 PM
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No, it doesn't matter, I wear a backwards baseball cap all the time.

Seriously, who cares? Just do what you like!
Do you wear one while biking?
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Originally Posted by Edenwolf View Post
I'm not worried about scrambled brains, I only ride paths(no steep hills or extreme speeds).

I would never wear a cycling hat, you might as well put a little propeller on top of it.
As if no one ever had a collision with a dog, pedestrian, or cyclist on a path?
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Wear about 3 polo shirts with popped collars to complete the bro look.
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Originally Posted by MRT2 View Post
As if no one ever had a collision with a dog, pedestrian, or cyclist on a path?
Collisions with those objects break your fall.

P.S. I treat others on the path with the same courtesy as fellow drivers on the road.
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8. ****.
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Originally Posted by Edenwolf View Post
P.S. I treat others on the path with the same courtesy as fellow drivers on the road.
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Old 06-23-14, 06:04 PM
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SPD boat shoes should complete your look.

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Old 06-23-14, 06:17 PM
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If you are going all in you must complete the look by wearing some Beats head phones and blasting your music while zig zagging down the path staring at your phone oblivious to anyone and/or anything else.
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I don't know about Einstein look, but Darwin award might be forthcoming
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I only ride paths (no steep hills or extreme speeds).
Just a 5 mph impact with a hard fixed object can cause a concussion and as little as 10 mph can cause a skull fracture. Bicycle aren't primarily designed to withstand 35-40+ mph impacts from crashes at "extreme speeds", they are designed to absorb and redistribute force in low to moderate speed accidents which account for far more cycling head injuries.

Wear a helmet or don't, your choice, but don't be complacent about the potential for head injury just because you don't ride in traffic or race on winding downhill roads.

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Old 06-23-14, 06:21 PM
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If ****** spells d-o-u-c-h-e then I'm going to have to go with yes. Very frat boy.

It's possible you're a troll, but I'm going to say ok despite the fact that we all grew up without them (well I don't know how old you are) just wear a helmet, almost everybody does and it doesn't look weird anymore. Occasionally when I've forgotten mine while doing a little neighborhood ride I just continue on my way bareheaded, but helmets can help prevent brain scrambling.
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Originally Posted by Edenwolf View Post
Do you wear one while biking?
YES I DO!

But then again, I live in Canada - people tend to be nicer lololol (Just kidding)
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Never understood the backwards baseball cap. Are people too stupid to figure out that the bill goes in the front to keep the sun out of our eyes?
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Originally Posted by longbeachgary View Post
Never understood the backwards baseball cap. Are people too stupid to figure out that the bill goes in the front to keep the sun out of our eyes?
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