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Poll: Bibs or Shorts(22 posts)

Poll: Bibs or Shortstxcross
Apr 3, 2003 2:34 PM
Don't know the proper etiquette, are polls reserved for Fridays?

Just started wearing bibs in the last month and will never go back. So what is your preference?

A) Bibs and nothing else
B) Shorts and nothing else
C) Whatever is clean
D) Bibs, what are bibs?
Usually A. Sometimes C. (nm)Ken of Fresno
Apr 3, 2003 2:50 PM
Have been a B, but...LactateIntolerant
Apr 3, 2003 2:55 PM
...I just ordered some bibs. We'll see, but I'm skeptical about their hot weather suitability.
Mostly A., but...Mel Erickson
Apr 3, 2003 3:00 PM
I wear old shorts and MTB shorts for spinning, bibs are just too hot when you can't generate your own wind.
usually C, but prefer A (nm)godot
Apr 3, 2003 3:14 PM
usually C, but prefer A (nm)Matt Britter
Apr 3, 2003 3:45 PM
re: Poll: Bibs or Shortszooog
Apr 3, 2003 3:29 PM
B...just do not like the bibs.
Bibs on the road-shorts for mountian or trainer!nmthe bull
Apr 3, 2003 4:26 PM
C, but if I had more than one bib it would be A.MikeBiker
Apr 3, 2003 4:35 PM
I just got the bibs 6 weeks ago and have no idea how they are when it is really hot.

A: Bibs, always clean enough nm52-16SS
Apr 3, 2003 5:39 PM
As a woman, most assuradly B. I'll never buy bibs again. nmKristin
Apr 3, 2003 5:42 PM
A usually, C if need be, especially on the trainer. nmlook271
Apr 3, 2003 5:43 PM
re: Poll: Bibs or ShortsPMC
Apr 3, 2003 6:09 PM
A) Bibs and nothing else

I just really prefer bibs...
BEE only and the local kids asked me how I get them on nmafrican
Apr 3, 2003 6:47 PM
A-95%; B on trainer(sometimes) and 95 deg+ days-nmms
Apr 3, 2003 7:41 PM
re: Poll: Bibs or Shortspina
Apr 3, 2003 9:15 PM
A always, started with shorts, but only bibs now. Especially since i don't feel they make a difference on hot days. I notice the pro's always wear bibs, even when it is hot. Plus you can get breathing braces also. The best thing about bibs is that with the braces and chamois cream you can always count on getting the pad on the saddle were you want it. With shorts i felt like i was always getting off the saddle to adjust the chamois location.
A) alwaysryder1
Apr 4, 2003 4:43 AM
I like bibs but mostly wear shorts.Mike P
Apr 4, 2003 7:35 AM
I tried bibs. . . I like how the bibs kept things from moving around, but, I do not like having to take my shirt off to # 2.

I wear shorts on all longer rides. About the only time I wear the bibs is when I don't have any clean shorts.

Generally A.djg
Apr 4, 2003 7:46 AM
I prefer bibs, but I'll sometimes grab a pair of shorts for the rollers or if it's a real oven-stuffer-roaster day in Virginia.
Apr 4, 2003 8:11 AM
I'm not buying any more shorts so I guess you could say I'm phasing them out.
A with some C nmvindicator
Apr 4, 2003 9:49 AM
re: Poll: Bibs or Shortstoomanybikes
Apr 4, 2003 11:09 AM
A) Only bibs for probably 12 years now.

Don't even have any shorts unless you count the wool Castellis and Vittorias I still have in Plastic bags upstairs. Black wool, real chamois and no padding!

AAHH! The old days!