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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!
    *Riding without internal combustion since 1991*

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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?
    Don't believe everything that you think.

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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

    Dont knock it if you havent tried 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
    Last edited by rob68; 05-01-2005 at 11:49 PM.
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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...

    BB
    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.

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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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    Dude you are flogging a dead horse. get over it. you completely make my point about over-sensitivity.
    Since I usually ride with no-one around "coolness" isn't an issue, function is. My baggies function perfectly. Even after 17 hours of SS slogging.
    Im thinking maybe you are trying to look cool and fast and bd-ass in your lycra when in fact it is superfluous.
    A troll is only as good as its hyper-sensitive, over-eager, take myself too seriously , readers. I didn't on it being this good, thanks.

    That troll got to you because under its moronic sophmoric surface lies a solid kernel of truth
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    Ah......point proven by original poster.
    Oh no,out of printer paper!

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    You're funny, in a sad sort of way...

    Quote Originally Posted by TubeSSnapper
    Dude you are flogging a dead horse. get over it. you completely make my point about over-sensitivity.
    Since I usually ride with no-one around "coolness" isn't an issue, function is. My baggies function perfectly. Even after 17 hours of SS slogging.
    Im thinking maybe you are trying to look cool and fast and bd-ass in your lycra when in fact it is superfluous.
    A troll is only as good as its hyper-sensitive, over-eager, take myself too seriously , readers. I didn't on it being this good, thanks.

    That troll got to you because under its moronic sophmoric surface lies a solid kernel of truth
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    dont forget your sock, Ken in Lycra
    Pot, meet kettle.

    I don't care enough to go back and pull up your specific quotes, but you insisted that you didn't like looking at men's balls. You went on to insist that you were cool and anyone who didn't think like you should give being cool a try.

    At that time, over 25% of your posts were pertaining to men's genetials in lycra. Now that ratio's closer to 15%. Congratulations. Tool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by s1ngletrack
    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.
    Holy Mary Mother of God, I'd run into a tree if I saw that out on the trail!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TubeSSnapper
    Since I usually ride with no-one around "coolness" isn't an issue, function is. My baggies function perfectly. Even after 17 hours of SS slogging.
    The whole point of lycra is that it does not snag on your seat or chafe. the whole point of baggies is putting fashion over function.
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    You'd best kill me ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Managuense
    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.
    You'd best kill me because I pretty much always wear lycra. My weight fluctuates a LOT and Lycra doesn't seem to care as much as cotton.

    I shave whenever my beard seem a little too long. As a bald man, my hair-style is that of a goa-teed chia pet. The hair and the beard pretty much always match ;-)

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    Can't have but 1 or two kids with hips like those ...

    Quote Originally Posted by s1ngletrack
    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.
    Next time you show a female ass shot, show one with hips & bootie. Not a little girl who is just too old.

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    Have you ever been in a race and the guy in front of you has worn a transparent patch in his shorts and his crack is starring back at you? Did I mention the last race i was in i was passed by a guy wearing flip-flops?

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    If you're comfortable riding in baggies...

    Quote Originally Posted by TubeSSnapper
    Even after 17 hours of SS slogging.
    for 17 hours, you are riding like a PUSS!! Step up a few gears and mash instead of riding the bike path 2:1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Z-Man
    Have you ever been in a race and the guy in front of you has worn a transparent patch in his shorts and his crack is starring back at you? Did I mention the last race i was in i was passed by a guy wearing flip-flops?
    Yes, I've seen the transparent a$$ crack window. It made me pass him that much faster. I pretty much always wear lycra, for me it performs better and I don't care how I look. Besides, I'd look like a dork or whatever in baggies too.
    I like to ride bikes.

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    The main outfit that I wear when the weather is good is just a tee shirt, and some sport shorts, and I have no problem with them at all. I usually break out the lycra in the colder temps,and I think that it is very comfortable. Because of lycra, I was able to ride comfortably in sub zero temps in the winter. So that is my catch on lycra.
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    I just do not understand the big deal that people make (bikes and non-bikers) over bicyclists wearing lycra/spandex. In football, baseball, wrestling, and many other sports the athletes wear spandex or something similar. Yet nobody ever makes fun of them or makes a big deal about it.

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    ... and if we just ... I like big butts & I can't deny

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    Next time you show a female ass shot, show one with hips & bootie. Not a little girl who is just too old.
    -You must be likin' the "Ghetto-Booty"
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    shoulders vs hips ...

    Quote Originally Posted by rob68
    -You must be likin' the "Ghetto-Booty"
    Her shoulders are wider than her hips. Combined with those legs, it makes me think you have a picture of a cross dresser in a thong.

    Think pear shaped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lemmy999
    I just do not understand the big deal that people make (bikes and non-bikers) over bicyclists wearing lycra/spandex. In football, baseball, wrestling, and many other sports the athletes wear spandex or something similar. Yet nobody ever makes fun of them or makes a big deal about it.
    Exactly. I was on swim team for 4 years and played water polo for 3. I don't recollect surf shorts being the thing to wear to an event .

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    I wear lycra because she makes me. She says I look hot. I say I feel a bit swishy. It's comfortable as all get out, though.

    What's a guy to do?

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