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Spandex Style Pants: Who Wears Them and What Kind?

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Old 04-12-2012, 08:41 PM
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Levi 517 boot cut jeans. Never slid off my seat with them. And I'm not giving free advertising to a bunch of people I've never heard of. Spandex? Really?
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If I ever do wear spandex, I want to be either The Greatest American Hero or a member of Twisted Sister.
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Soon as I saw this thread I knew how it would go. And almost every post so far has proven me correct. In spite of how the majority of this forum feels about spandex I will chime in with my thought on this subject.

I wear spandex when I ride my pedal bike. I do not see a need for spandex on a motor bike as I'm not pedaling. My current favorite pair of spandex shorts are made by Bontrager, their InForm line. This pair is a pair of bib-shorts, they have straps that go over the shoulders and wont let my fat butt hang out the back side. I don't have a standard spandex type shirt. I have riding shirts that are especially made for riding with good moisture wicking material.

I don't recall ever having slipped off my seat though, with any pair of bike shorts. Hope this helped and I hope there are some members that can say something helpful. Usually these guys are the most helpful bunch around, they just seem to have issues with spandex for some reason.
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This a parody of 2-door's post on gloves ....my apologies for drinking and forum posting :-)

Spandex(er) is a term of "endearment" I use to describe all of the "Lance Armstrong" wannabees who live in my city which happens to be home of U.S. Olympic training. They (spandexers) don't hesitate to call police on me when I ride the Santa Fe trail on my motorized bicycle but don't have any problem violating traffic laws themselves when they ride on public roads. In addition, this post sums up some Spandexer's attitudes: http://www.city-data.com/forum/color...-cyclists.html

I live on a long and steep hill that is used by cyclists for training. I ride mostly in my neighborhood and on occasion get to join a great group of folks in Denver for a long group ride. I can't tell you how many times I've been cussed at and insulted for being lazy by cyclists who see me riding my MB. My motorized bicycle is simply a compromise to motorcycles that I gave up when I married my wife.

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Leather spandex, eh? So, have you told your parents yet?
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Hang tuff Drewd! Kids can be cruel. (funny but cruel)

Just wondering here, could sliding off the seat be more of a riding style/stance issue? I'm sure some of the more avid bicyclists could better advise you but am thinking that maybe more solidly using your feet, sort of ready to stand should you need to might help more then choice of clothing?
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What do you guys wear?
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Spandex....lol, lol no way. I don't think I'd go commando tho.
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And don't ArmorAll your saddle.

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Folks that wear spandex also wear speedos.
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I can't believe this stupid post wasn't deleted ;-)
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