Bike Shorts - layers?

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Bike Shorts - layers?

Postby skitz » Tue Aug 07, 2007 16:33 pm

Hi everyone.. couple of naive silly questions about shorts and cycling:

1. What should be worn under traditional (lycra type) cycling shorts?

2. A friend got me some baggy Kona MTB shorts recently which are really great, but they don't have any padding. Should I wear some standard padded cycling shorts underneath, or am I OK with my trusty heart-patterned boxers? ;-)


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Postby Big n Daft » Tue Aug 07, 2007 17:30 pm

1. I think the roadies swear that you should be commando underneath lycra's.

2. Padded lycra's are a good idea, but if you feel comfy in boxers, why change?
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Postby lost-time » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:36 am

I tend to wear a padded lycra short under some baggies (with or without liners). I dont wear any undercackers if wearing this set up. On the commute to work I tend to wear boxers under a lined baggy short. Sometimes wearing boxers you do have to make sure everything is in its right place and the leg of the boxers hasn't rolled up.

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Postby x-isle » Wed Aug 08, 2007 13:54 pm

Can't you get cycling boxers with padding?
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Postby Stxsas » Thu Aug 09, 2007 00:02 am

yeah you can Link
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Postby skitz » Thu Aug 09, 2007 17:50 pm

Stxsas wrote:yeah you can Link

Great! Thanks everyone! :D

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