Shorts yet????

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 22 Apr 2008.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    It looks like a nice day out there...I'm undecided as to what to wear...longs or shorts....hmmm....I look goooooood in both so this isn't a fashion dilema....will it rain, will I sweat like a pig....will granny on her basket bike show me up...will the ground open up and swallow me if I am the only one still out there in longs....dam...I wish it was raining!;):
  2. PatrickPending

    PatrickPending Guru

    shorts for commuting for me for 5 degrees celcius or higher. Mind you my commute is quite far and I can get rather warm
  3. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    i wear longs all year round unless it's really hot. i don't do the leg shaving bit.
  4. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I'm still in longs but it's getting close to giving the knees an airing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    Hehe. Long time no hear that word. Are you from Sheffield-ish?
  6. OP

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    Leg shaving?????????????????......hmm....apart from the obvious sexual kink why would anyone do that,erm, apart from the ladies i mean
  7. Sh4rkyBloke

    Sh4rkyBloke Jaffa Cake monster

    Manchester, UK
    Padded undershorts/cycling shorts under knee length baggier ones.

    Been like this for the past week (obviously only when cycling though, and I have taken them off to wash them etc.).

    It's been a bit chilly for a couple of mornings, but after a mile or two it's fine.
  8. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    I've been in baggies this week.
    I was wearing longs before that.
  9. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    Living in Scotland as I do, I follow a well established routine. Longs for 364 days of the year. Then, usually in July or August, we have 'Summer day'. This is the day of the year that is the closest approximation to what the southerners call Summer. On that day, and that day only, I wear shorts - at least until the wind picks up. When I get back from my ride I take the shorts off, wash them and place them lovingly in the drawer, ready for next year.
  10. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    3/4 for the last month or so..... sort of getting ready for shorts....
  11. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    Longs for me - don't shave the legs anymore - hairy logs OK in baggies but not lycra.

    Cracked the road bike out today for the commute - 10 hilly miles in and 20 home I think....really nice out now !!!
  12. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    I've been wearing shorts for hte last month or so
  13. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    I think fossy is that English/French copper from 'Allo 'Allo.
    Hairy logs! :biggrin:
  14. tdr1nka

    tdr1nka Taking the biscuit

    I've been wearing shorts for months now.
    er... under my longs.
  15. 4F

    4F Active member of Helmets Are Sh*t Lobby

    I have been wearing shorts since the clocks changed and I am too old and not vain enough to be faffing around with shaving legs ;)
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