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why sleeveless not allowed?(11 posts)

why sleeveless not allowed?Woof the dog
Feb 13, 2003 9:52 PM
Why don't they allow sleevless jerseys? I forget the reason, i think there was one.

Thanx

Woof the cat.
What are you, a commie?Kerry
Feb 14, 2003 6:54 PM
For the same reason you used to have to wear white socks, not colored socks, and not "no socks." Because it's a rule, and around here, smart people follow the rules. Questions?
What are you, a commie?Woof the dog
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real reason?more mud
Feb 15, 2003 10:50 AM
the uscf figures somebody might show up with a sleeveless jersey (or white socks, a jersey that is not a "club team", etc....) and try to race. by having these rules they can keep the sport from growing and maybe prevent one more cat 5 rider from giving our great sport a chance?
to prevent rapid degeneration to halter tops and hot pants (nm)shirt
Feb 15, 2003 4:05 PM
that would get me to stick around and watchmore mud
Feb 16, 2003 7:15 PM
the women race..........
Just roll 'emB123
Feb 15, 2003 7:57 PM
After the start just roll your sleeves up, might help to cut the elastic too. If you want to be real Euro roll your shorts too. You'll look just like Cipo' at the Giro.
ok, people, whats teh REAL reason?Woof the dog
Feb 15, 2003 8:14 PM
cummon!

woof.
I believe it's because some races have shoulder numbers. nmTFerguson
Feb 16, 2003 6:05 PM
THANK YOU (nm)Woof the dog
Feb 16, 2003 8:33 PM
re: why sleeveless not allowed?badge118
Mar 14, 2003 3:40 PM
Also we can not forget another reason. Cycling as far as rules goes is very conservative, almost Victorian in nature, so it should not be suprising that even sock color is controlled to the point of anal retentiveness.