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Andrew

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Now this is not an expletive this time.

If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling, pants wise?

After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.

Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.

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Anonymous

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andrew wrote:
> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling, pants wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.

Depends what and how I'm going to ride.

If it's with the wife and kids, almost anything will do .. If it's a race then full lycra, if I'm
out 'playing' then baggy shorts and 'proper' padded undergarment works well.

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John Hearns

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On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 21:20:22 +0100, andrew wrote:

> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling, pants wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.

I normally wear baggy shorts from Parrot. I think these are really good - they are made of a
quick drying fabric (I think it is Tactel), have pockets and come to just above my knees. As Paul
says, underneath you can wear padded 'shorts liners'. I wear shorts liners, or a pair of lycra
cycling shorts.
 
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Msa

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John Hearns <[email protected]> wrote in message news:q%[email protected]...
> On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 21:20:22 +0100, andrew wrote:
>
> > Now this is not an expletive this time.
> >
> > If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling,
pants
> > wise?
> >
> > After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
> >
> > Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.
>
> I normally wear baggy shorts from Parrot. I think these are really good - they are made of a
> quick drying fabric (I think it is Tactel), have pockets and come to just above my knees. As Paul
> says, underneath you can wear padded 'shorts liners'. I wear shorts liners, or a pair of lycra
> cycling shorts.
>

Anything more than 40km in the saddle.....Commando...there is no other way.

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Pete Biggs

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andrew wrote:
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.

Not supposed to wear anything underneath lycra cycling shorts (although I don't think you'll get
arrested if you do!).

Non-cotton underpants are available, eg: http://tinyurl.com/ae3g .

If wearing baggy shorts/trousers, you could try padded cycling undershorts, eg. Madison or Ozzo (I
tried Madison's and thought they were awful but plenty of people like them).

See: www.mwdyason.ltd.uk/shop.asp?no_category=15&text_company=UNDERCLOTHES for some undershorts with
and without padding.

~PB
 
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Wafflycathcsdir

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>Not supposed to wear anything underneath lycra cycling shorts (although I don't think you'll get
>arrested if you do!).

Personally I wear me knickers under me shorts as I find it more comfortable. Vernon goes commando
(large weapon - did I say that???) but Nathan is shy and is covered up ;-) Each to what he or she
finds most comfortable I think. With the proviso, of course, that b*bs are abhorrant whether
commando or otherwise.

Cheers, paving slab fairy

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Nc

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"andrew" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling,
pants
> wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.

Outdoor (walking/climbing) shops sell pants made from synthetics which wick sweat better
than cotton.

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Gonzalez

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wafflycathcsdirtycatlitter wrote:

> b*bs are abhorrant whether commando or otherwise.

What will you do when Nathan goes through his rebellious stage?
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Alex Graham

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On Sat, 26 Apr 2003, andrew wrote

> Boobs? Que?
>
> Abhorrant?
>
> I'm confused.

bibshorts.

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Andrew

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. With
> the proviso, of course, that b*bs are abhorrant whether commando or
otherwise.

Boobs? Que?

Abhorrant?

I'm confused.

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Terry

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"andrew" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling,
pants
> wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.
>
>
> --
> Andrew
>
>
> "Look laddie, if you're in the penalty area and aren't quite sure what to
do
> with the ball, just stick it in the net and we'll discuss all your options afterwards."
>
>

Bib shorts everytime..........................

>ducks out of the way<
 
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Gonzalez

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wafflycathcsdirtycatlitter wrote:

>>What will you do when Nathan goes through his rebellious stage?
>
>Actually, he doesn't like b*bs - I have indoctrinated, sorry, trained him well. We mothers are
>expert at inducing guilt trips - comes with the job description ;-)

I was indoctrinated to believe that phoning home if out after 11 pm was the right thing to do... But
when in the embrace of a young lady in the tender teens phoning home was the last thing on my mind.
Actually, the subject title was more to do with what was on my mind!
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Richard Goodman

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"andrew" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling,
pants
> wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.
>

Commando is the only way! Truly.

Rich
 
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Dave

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"andrew" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling,
pants
> wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.
>
>
> --
> Andrew
>
On my recent <yawn> E2E, I wore running shorts under lycra leggings, then Ron Hill bikesters on top.
This was for the first 5 days and was working well apart from a 'scrunching up' effect early on in
each days ride. This soon passed and was only a minor irritant. On day 6 I decided to try without
the running shorts....Ouch! received painful chafing and reverted to running shorts the following
day, no further problems. These are the running shorts that are superlight / almost not there with
their own built in pants. This was for a hundred mile a day ride for 9 consecutive days though, had
to make sure it was as comfortable as possible. Ordinarily quite happy to go commando though ;-)
Cheers, Dave.
 
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Stainlesssteelr

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wafflycathcsdirtycatlitter wrote:
>> Not supposed to wear anything underneath lycra cycling shorts (although I don't think you'll get
>> arrested if you do!).
>
> Personally I wear me knickers under me shorts as I find it more comfortable. Vernon goes commando
> (large weapon - did I say that???) but Nathan is shy and is covered up ;-) Each to what he or she
> finds most comfortable I think. With the proviso, of course, that b*bs are abhorrant whether
> commando or otherwise.
>
> Cheers, paving slab fairy

Why are bibbed shorts loathed so much?

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Stainlesssteelr

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wafflycathcsdirtycatlitter wrote:
>> Why are bibbed shorts loathed so much?
>
> Because they are foul objects - spawn of satan - objects designed to make the wearers look like
> rejects from a Mr Muscle advert, and I just don't like them (mental trauma from seeing a metallic
> silver Lycra pair for sale). All entirely objective reasons ;-)

So is wearing them because they feel comfy (and hide my fat stomach) allowed? :)

I'm a big fan of bibbed shorts, but the Mr. Muscle bits are hidden under T-shirts 'n stuff. Shame I
can't get a thinner pair as I could hide my fat stomach when I go on dates!

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Stainlesssteelr

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andrew wrote:
> Now this is not an expletive this time.
>
> If it is not too intimate to reveal what do people do whilst cycling, pants wise?
>
> After a long ride cotton ones seem so soggy its like wearing a nappy.
>
> Is there a more comfy solution? Commando is an obvious one.

I usually wear the ole pants, although something with a "minimal profile"
i.e. not boxers. Although recently of late I feel a little castrated by the devils, so I might
switch to commando.

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Mal

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"wafflycathcsdirtycatlitter" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> >What will you do when Nathan goes through his rebellious stage?
>
> Actually, he doesn't like b*bs - I have indoctrinated, sorry, trained him
well.
> We mothers are expert at inducing guilt trips - comes with the job
description
> ;-)

Er, at the risk of Christ knows what . . . why on earth would a male choose waisted shorts, other
than perhaps financial reasons?

Mal
 
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Just Zis Guy

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On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 21:20:22 +0100, "andrew" <[email protected]> wrote:

>Is there a more comfy solution?

Absolutely. Recument riders have no such problems :-D

>Commando is an obvious one.

That is the Approved Method with padded Lycra, especially bibshorts [banking on the
paving slab fairy not being able to read HTML glyphs]

Guy
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Daniel Barlow

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"Mal" <[email protected]> writes:

> Er, at the risk of Christ knows what . . . why on earth would a male choose waisted shorts, other
> than perhaps financial reasons?

Nipple chafe? I dunno

-dan

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