I am amazed that this thread has been going for so long.
Im with FB in the 'get over it' camp.
44 - so you wear lycra/cycling shorts for a reason. As for them being white?.....get another colour/pair...jsut a suggestion thats all. I have some Vulkan shorts that i got from www.newitts.com and they are really really good.....tough/and supportive...and a bargain at £8.
I even have a white pair that I wore on sunny days while doing LeJog...making sure i had appropriate undies to prevent the see-through thing that that brilliant video highlighted!!!
Tracksters - only for the over 50's
3/4 lengths on men..NO NO NO NO NO! (said in a Ben Kingsley 'sexy beast' stylee). They look gay, no 3 ways about it
What about those compression things that look like women's stockings??...dear god.
"Tracksters - only for the over 50's"
Phew. I'm alright then!
FU all if I'm going to be told what to wear, I've got 3/4 lengths and they're great. Along with owning full length and lycra shorts...
Can't understand this 'Gay' comment. Do gay men who run actively go out and purchase 3/4 length shorts?
Is there also a stigma about gay men running?
I wear 3/4 lengths , purely due to the benefits they give. If you're unsure of your own masculinity, or you really are that much of a tit that you worry that much how you look when you run .. maybe you should find another sport.
If you want to look more feminine that's fine go ahead and wear the 3/4 length jobbies. Don't understand what specific 'benefits' you can get from wearing them mind you.
I do think you're deluding yourself if you say you're not at all worried about what you look like when you run, otherwise you'd just put on a brown sack and head out the door. All of us have a certain level of vanity no matter what the occasion, otherwise you wouldn't choose to wear 3/4 length trousers, you obviously think they look good on you otherwise you wouldn't wear them..... Obviously we don't all agree on that one but that's life.
This backlash has gone too far. I think I might get some now, since I've got the calves to pull it off. Do they do men's 3/4 lengths with pink trim?
If you see the same bloke wearing a pair of regular running shorts and then see him wearing a pair of 3/4 length capri pants, he will look different and in my opinion more feminine in the 3/4 thingies.
I couldn't really give two hoots if anyone wants to wear them, like I said if you're okay with the look then go for it.
If you ask if I'm okay with all the rest of the current 'trends' for blokes to wear their jeans around their ankles and have silly coiffured hairstyles, then I think I'll stick with the 'Victorian' attitudes.
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