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    ... and if we just ... The end all-be all discussion about Lycra

    The worst thing about Lycra: a guy wearing it! / The best thing about lycra: a girl wearing it!
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    Thank you for sharing that Rob68

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    No good enlightenment

    Quote Originally Posted by rob68
    The worst thing about Lycra: a guy wearing it! / The best thing about lycra: a girl wearing it!
    I have read some stupid posts before, but this one takes the cake. How long did you sit and ponder before coming up with such insight?
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    Lycra.. hmmm.. I prefer baggies..


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    Baggies for casual or cool days but hot to very hot days I prefer lycra anyday. I can understand if your shy in public or something or just a lil chunky

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob68
    The worst thing about Lycra: a guy wearing it! / The best thing about lycra: a girl wearing it!

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    lycra for the road. almost always baggies for the mtb unless it's a xc race--then maybe lycra.

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    I think we need some photos here.

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    Bonking ... not feelin' well

    -For the love of God-it was a joke. Jeez, some of you people take everything so seriously!
    -I guess I must of touched a nerve, sorry
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    Quote Originally Posted by frank n. beans
    I have read some stupid posts before, but this one takes the cake. How long did you sit and ponder before coming up with such insight?
    Probably about as long as he "sat" and pondered his other thread "Have you ever had to take a dump on the trail?" which is another unusual post. rob68 must have had a boring weekend...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob68
    -For the love of God-it was a joke. Jeez, some of you people take everything so seriously!
    -I guess I must of touched a nerve, sorry
    No recanting now! You were so right! I don't notice how the guys package their goodies, but ladies look lovely in lycra
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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceBrown
    Probably about as long as he "sat" and pondered his other thread "Have you ever had to take a dump on the trail?" which is another unusual post. rob68 must have had a boring weekend...

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    he must be in colorado where we haven't seen the sun or gotten out of the 30's in a week (i realize that for most of you thats not suprising, but for us Colorado folk it might just be the longest stretch of crappy weather i have seen in my 16 years here)
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    I don't like Lycra because it can be very uncomfortable when the roll of socks starts shifting around.

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    I have passed two laws penalized by death....

    Law 1- No shaving on Sunday.
    Law 2- No lycra in public.


    That said, I always wear my lycra under a pair of shorts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Managuense
    Law 2- No lycra in public.
    That said, I always wear my lycra under a pair of shorts.
    You've clearly broken law #2 then. Please step outside, and the gobment death ray with turn you to dust from above.

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    69 whole posts - then this gem! Super-genius is all I can say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ibmkidIII
    You've clearly broken law #2 then. Please step outside, and the gobment death ray with turn you to dust from above.
    Yep. LOL at that - "death ray" indeed.
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    The only possible salvation for this thread is pics of hot chicks in lycra or whip cream or somethin'

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob68
    -For the love of God-it was a joke. Jeez, some of you people take everything so seriously!
    -I guess I must of touched a nerve, sorry
    This IS a very sensitive subject indeed. Last week I heckled on this theme( in ss forum) and recieved a major spanking. People who wear lycra are very INTO wearing lycra. Possibly they feel betrayed , thinking MTBR would be a place they finally did not have defend wearing lycra. We of all people should "get it"
    Think again.
    touched nerve......I guess lycra does have better access for THAT.
    what a chance for ......nah fergetit.

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    No....

    Quote Originally Posted by TubeSSnapper
    This IS a very sensitive subject indeed. Last week I heckled on this theme( in ss forum) and recieved a major spanking. People who wear lycra are very INTO wearing lycra. Possibly they feel betrayed , thinking MTBR would be a place they finally did not have defend wearing lycra. We of all people should "get it"
    Think again.
    touched nerve......I guess lycra does have better access for THAT.
    what a chance for ......nah fergetit.
    You were heckled because you made a moronic and sohpmoric statement and were more concerned about "being cool" than anything else.

    Lycra is function over style. When I ride on trails, I ride in Lycra because it performs better. If I'm doing a pub crawl, I ride in baggies and a bike jersey with a collar.

    It's not really that big a deal. Ride what you like, like what you ride. Personal preference.

    Ken

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    Didn't want to miss to post at an important thread like that:
    A picture of the biker fox is missing to round things up.

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    So you're saying that when a guy is wearing lycra you're disgusted and attracted all at the same time? Of course females look better in lycra to me, but what do the women say? Men in lycra are a good thing, or not?
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    To help prove your point..

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    I know it's been posted about 50 times before but... I figured that this thread needs something to balance out Bikerfox's raw, umitigated manliness.
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