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Bike Shorts - layers?

skitzskitz Posts: 44
edited August 2007 in MTB beginners
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? ;-)



  • Big n DaftBig n Daft Posts: 418
    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?
    Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. ~H.G. Wells ... 3Small.jpg
  • lost-timelost-time Posts: 549
    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.
  • x-islex-isle Posts: 794
    Can't you get cycling boxers with padding?
    Craig Rogers
  • StxsasStxsas Posts: 25
    yeah you can Link
    山地车 - Fury 07
  • skitzskitz Posts: 44
    Stxsas wrote:
    yeah you can Link

    Great! Thanks everyone! :D
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