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    Strava Challenge Jerseys - do you buy them?

    Looks like strava has very cool jerseys you can buy after finishing their challenges.. They asking $145

    for climbers jersey..Have you bought them? How is the quality?



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    $145 for a Jersey,,,Buwhahahahaha

    I ride in Russell Dry power shirts, Walmart $14, $9 on mark down,

    They look good, wear good, wick moisture and I have four...

    $145 really ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Osco View Post
    I ride in Russell Dry power shirts, Walmart $14, $9 on mark down
    How many back pockets?

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    Nope, and even if they made a version for MTB riders I wouldn't pay that much

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    They look to be very good but its a lot of money for just one jersey so no.

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    I would pay (have paid) $145 for a jersey.

    Not for one of those though.

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    so you WANT to be identified as a Stravatard on your local trails?

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    Why would I pay $145 to advertise for them? That's ludicrous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NordieBoy View Post
    How many back pockets?
    I interpret that you feel 131$ is a good price for a couple pockets in your tshirt.


    I earned that climber's jersey today. Not buying one- i don't feel like i accomplished anything special (still have 2 weeks to earn that), i have no idea how it fits my bulgy body, i don't pay silly-money to advertise for someone else. I've paid a lot for a jersey, but it was an event finisher's jersey- it advertises my own badassery at the same time as it supports a super fun event.

    To answer your question, i've seen the strava jerseys and the quality appears to be very good. I wouldn't hesitate to buy one if i was gonna buy a jersey anyway, knew they fit, and wanted to rep strava a bit.
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    I think the high price is because they are making small number of jerseys for particular challenge, like that climbers jersey would have a month and a year on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavlov0032 View Post
    I think the high price is because they are making small number of jerseys for particular challenge, like that climbers jersey would have a month and a year on it.
    BS. I've been involved with a few minimum quantity kit orders over the years, and typically we're talking HALF that cost for a jersey. I think you want local riders to tar and feather you in the parking lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottzg View Post
    I interpret that you feel 131$ is a good price for a couple pockets in your tshirt.
    Not really.

    I want a cheap shirt that fits well, doesn't chafe and has back pockets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluidworks View Post
    Why would I pay $145 to advertise for them? That's ludicrous.
    You say that, but look at all people who joyfully free advertise for every other vendor like TLD and Fox.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1362 View Post
    You say that, but look at all people who joyfully free advertise for every other vendor like TLD and Fox.
    good point!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold View Post
    so you WANT to be identified as a Stravatard on your local trails?
    Nothing wrong with being a strava person. I do not know anybody who would tar and feather a strava person. Sure you have some big mouths on forums who downgrade strava users for some reason. I see many mtb'tards who dont use strava. So, I really do not get the point of your post, or the relevance to the OP's. There is nothing wrong with wanting to know how well you are doing/improving?
    On topic, I have not bought one, and would not buy jersey due to price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by terrasmak View Post
    Nope, and even if they made a version for MTB riders I wouldn't pay that much
    The Strava jersey for MTB IS a skintight roadie jersey that shows your bellybutton when you clack around the wine bar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1362 View Post
    Nothing wrong with being a strava person. I do not know anybody who would tar and feather a strava person. Sure you have some big mouths on forums who downgrade strava users for some reason. I see many mtb'tards who dont use strava. So, I really do not get the point of your post, or the relevance to the OP's. There is nothing wrong with wanting to know how well you are doing/improving?
    On topic, I have not bought one, and would not buy jersey due to price.
    Come to think of it, the vehemently anti-strava folk i know personally tend to be bigger jackasses on the trails.
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    I realize that it's personal thing, but I don't think I would wear any Strava jersey. It's just not what interests me. To each his own though.
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    Most people that hate on those using Strava say they're asses, talk a lot of crap, and are just out to prove something. So what better way to prove to everyone that you're not a sh*t talking ass than to talk crap about them and call them idiots for liking to keep up with their progress? Makes sense right?
    I personally like seeing that I rode certain sections faster or slower and hopefully improve my average speed, etc. That being said, I'm personally not into wearing the tight biking clothing, so I can't imagine I could ever spend $100+ on the Strava gear. I get it for road biking I guess but are the tights really an advantage out on the trail? I just wear compression shorts under my regular shorts and a moisture wicking workout style shirt. I see the downhill guys rocking baggies and they're faster and more badass than I am, but I don't know. Haven't ever tried the tights so I can't knock it if I haven't tried it.

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