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maybe a stupid question but...can you wear a tank top(3 posts)

maybe a stupid question but...can you wear a tank topwheelsucker
Jun 19, 2003 6:18 PM
can you wear a tank top(I'm referring to the underarmor brand tanks, not wife beater style)when doing du's and tri's or do they require you to have a sleeved shirt? also do most people use a number belt or just safety pin it to the shirt?? thanks
re: maybe a stupid question but...can you wear a tank topgbr3000
Jun 19, 2003 8:32 PM
Clothing is pretty much up to you. No one will really stop you from wearing something in a race. However you may want to wear something that will move the moisture away from your body (moisture wicking), underarmor may, however I am not very aware of their products. Pearl Izumi, TYR, Speedo, they all make a solid line of clothes that would suit a tri or du. In du's a lot of the time, people will just wear a bike jersey from races I've been in. Or you could just wear no shirt at all. As for race belts, I prefer them much more then pinning my number to a shirt. It's a lot more comfortable for me and I think triathletemag.com has one for a few bucks that gets the job done.
re: maybe a stupid question but...can you wear a tank topbrider
Jun 23, 2003 2:41 PM
Sure you can. And I did in many tris (cotton/lycra, worn under wetsuit). If you're not wearing a wetsuit for the swim, however, I'd not try to put something on over a wet body. And I wouldn't try to wear an Underarmour shirt for the swim.

I preferred number belts, but a lot of people just pin them on.