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Cycling shorts

These monsterous 'cut of leggings' style clingy shorts were made from Spandex or cotton and were popular in the 80s. Coupled with a pair of rolled-down day-glo legwarmers and boot-style trainers, you looked like you were about to enter the London Marathon or at least have a bit part in Fame. Nobody looked good in them - although fans of linford Christie's 'lunchbox' may well disagree! I'm led to believe that GMTV's Mr Motivator still has a few pairs floating around, too.


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Cycling shorts Last post by remember
20 March 2009

Do You Remember Cycling shorts?

Do You Remember Cycling shorts?

  • Chaobaby7
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    grim. I actually didn't think leggins would do the rounds again as they have been for the last decade, not worn as trousers/pants anyway, we called them saddle bag holders "back in the day" and bugger me if they didn't have a big come back as they are doing now, cycle shorts were hideous but I wore them under skirts to prevent "chaffing" in the summer
  • Anonymous user
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    Some really prize blog posts on this internet site , saved to fav. Regards, padded shorts
  • Anonymous user
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    well scarey.....that ...them....are WRONG...
  • Anonymous user
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    I hate to admit it, but I had heaps of these during the eighties.