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Is my name Fred for Fashion Failure(7 posts)

Is my name Fred for Fashion Failurebigrider
Sep 12, 2002 10:17 AM
I recently ran across a great deal on thin wool dress socks that are short(below the calf) and bought several black pairs. When showing up several times at group rides with my black socks on I was openly jeered. These socks perform as well as coolmax in the summer and better in the fall and winter.

Is this a serious fashion failure? Does anyone else break the uniform code for comfort or performance?
you could always wear em with leather sandals and bermudas (nm)ColnagoFE
Sep 12, 2002 10:22 AM
All the time!rwbadley
Sep 12, 2002 10:44 AM
High socks, low socks, polo shirts, dress shirts, Hawaian shirts, khaki shorts, clips/straps, old old style time pedals, bar end shifters, downtube shifters, no shifters, non aero cables, steel lugs, camelback road rides, home made gu in a water bottle, kickstand on a mountain bike fer chrissakes, you know how much that leather saddle weighs?

It's all good. Wear those cool woolies with pride. Soon you might see another rider loosen up with knee highs (?)

no worries. just remember, anything goes, except argyle. nmJS Haiku Shop
Sep 12, 2002 11:25 AM
Depends on the color of your shoes and shortsdzrider
Sep 12, 2002 11:36 AM
Black sox are fine with black shoes. Any other color requires sox lighter than the shoes or matching your shorts.
I always go above the calf white tube socks with stripes. (nm)Quack
Sep 12, 2002 11:37 AM
You've sinned. Recite "Hail Campagnolo" fifty times. [nm]tz
Sep 12, 2002 12:00 PM