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it depends on the type of cycling, which is covered in the thread title.
can i post in here?
I'm also including spinning as the shit type of cycling.
that's all I have for this thread, hope it helps x
something else for the web developer to fix.
a roger mayer guitar effect pedal
You bike fans can't help yourselves.
1998 colossalhorse is going be very disappointed.
it had a fucking computer on the front which made all manner of weird noises
VINTAGE AND CLASSIC RACING BIKES ONLY!
NO MOUNTAIN BIKES OR 'HYBRIDS'
Bunch of pricks.
he goes to work on his unicycle.
who are suprised its a bit dangerous to cycle on their shit bikes around a capital city centre in morning rush hour?
You are cycling on the busy road next to the biggest fucking park in Europe. Go and enjoy yourselves in the park instead of arsing about in traffic.
They're a right pain in the arse to get past as well when you're in a large vehicle too. Wankers.
I laugh at people who wear the whole lycra/uniform get up and take it seriously. Just enjoy the English countryside lads, it`s not a race.
tandem is way worse than folding! folding is just a functional thing for commuters. A couple on a tandem is the smuggest sight in the whole world. "Oh look how in love we are, on our tandem, with our matching North Face gilletes" - I hate tandems!
cycling is shit though
and not look like a filthy sex pervert.
Does that mean 'cycling clothes', or 'cycling clothes with a pro cycling team's branding on'?
I'm not sure. Ideally I want cyclists just to wear normalish clothes. Obviously the worst is the fully branded.
I tend to think "what a tit" when I see someone in pro branded kit. But I don't bat an eyelid at football fans in replica shirts so it all feels a tad hypocritical.
I can live with it though, they do look like wankers.
However, there are these two couples that I've seen round our way. They must be in their seventies and all four of them wear the same fully branded kits whilst cycling by and for some reason, some small part of me finds it surprisingly cute.
But like, it isnt cordoned off or anything, they just have marshalls standing at junctions trying to dissuade people from driving straight over them
here. What's so good about cycling shorts? Why can't I just cycle around in my normal shorts that I go running in?
By all means, cycling in running shorts, normal shorts, trousers, jeans or whatever is fine for shorter distances. But if you're going to be doing longer distances, these things will chaff the inside of your legs, backside and anything else that has contact with the saddle. Cycling shorts aid the comfort of riding.
There is also a difference in the quality of cheaper cycling shorts to more expensive ones. My Rapha shorts cost £150, but even on rides over 100 miles, I can barely feel the saddle.
the first time I rode a bike since 1992; it's actually true you never forget how to ride. There's a eight mile cycling event in Central London next Saturday that I'll be doing where they're going to shut off all the roads. Anyway, is eight miles ok to do without proper cycling shorts? I'll be going at a leisurely pace.
sportsdirect do jobbers for less than a tenner.
buy. try. never go back.
there may well be a difference between them and ones costing more than a tonne. but I doubt I'll never know. cycling shorts are definitely A Good Thing though.
But after receiving a pretty decent offer, I took the plunge. Honestly can't fault them. Knock spots off of my £35, £70 and £85 pairs.
Who rides along with no hands, just to prove they can, and then just rubs them together as they go along, because they have NOTHING TO DO with them apart from hold the handles.