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Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Missy24 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 12:51 pm

So i saw Christine post that she wears panties and this that and everything else under her knicks.

I know when I first started I wasn't sure... Now I go commando.

Anyone who doesn't? Why not?
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby moosterbounce » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:36 pm

I do when I'm riding outside or for longer rides on the trainer. I don't bother with short trainer rides (30-45 minutes) as I'll get 2 wears out of a set. I hate washing, but don't mind sweaty clothes on day 2 as I can shower afterwards. Has worked fine for me.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Christine Tham » Thu Apr 08, 2010 5:18 pm

moosterbounce wrote:I do when I'm riding outside or for longer rides on the trainer. I don't bother with short trainer rides (30-45 minutes) as I'll get 2 wears out of a set. I hate washing, but don't mind sweaty clothes on day 2 as I can shower afterwards. Has worked fine for me.


I must admit, that's one of the reasons I wear panties (and sanitary napkins) - in order to reuse the knicks for another ride.

As we all know, that area can get quite "funky" after a few hours of sweating, which is the reason for the napkin.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby fleecedog » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:41 pm

When I first started riding, the thought of going commando really grossed me out! It just seemed... dirty and unhygienic. But it was just so uncomfortably tight with undies and the pantylines were chafing the wrong parts so I decided to give commando and go and never looked back since.

Washing after every ride is so worth it (I just throw it in the shower, soap it up and stamp on it) but I do need to be aware of having multiple pairs on rotation in case they don't dry or something. A damp chamois is definitely not fun.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby cp123 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:48 am

nup - commando. all the time. (if i'm just going for a tootle to the local shops i don't even change into bike clothes). Then its normal undies and shorts.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby bella26 » Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:59 pm

commando of course! Wearing undies under your knicks is just asking for trouble!!
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Max » Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:35 pm

I used to ride with regular undies on under nicks, and never had a problem. All this chafing and stuff people carry on about, I've never experienced it.

The only reason I go commando now is that I resented only getting a few hours' wear out of a pair of undies, and having to wash fourteen undies for seven days' worth of wear. So basically it's because I'm lazy and a tightarse. :lol:

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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby s-s-a » Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:08 pm

I thought my dermatologist was the only person who still used the term panties.

I have always gone commando and washed knicks after every ride. I just chuck them in the washing machine and they come out looking (and smelling, thankfully) like new.

Putting knicks on to ride home from work that were worn for a 60km bunch ride on the way to work and then stashed in a locker all day was not one of my favourite aspects of my years doing serious roadie kms.

These days I ride to and from work in civvies (including shoes) because it's only 5km.

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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby vinvin » Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:35 pm

I have learned the way of the commando and am not going back. THUMBS: UP.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby vinvin » Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:39 pm

Okay but I have a serious question. A couple of weeks ago on a fairly quiet semi rural road I drove past a cyclist, I'm pretty sure it was female, judging by tan lines and thigh shape, with pants totally down around the ankles, standing behind a tree but in full view of the road, and bending forward, almost in half. There didn't seem to be anyone else around so it wasn't, er... :|

WHAT ON EARTH WAS THIS PERSON DOING?! I drove past too quickly but I am still :?: :shock: :?: about it.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:46 pm

Needs break.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby s-s-a » Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:22 am

From your description I can't imagine that position for anything other than a toilet break but it still sounds wrong!?!?

Nothing more embarrassing than a comfort stop on a quiet country road with NO TREES and just as things get started Murphy's Law says a car will come along. I was once attending to a lengthy call of nature stop while touring and had left my bike (with panniers) just off the side of the road, but I had walked further into the grass, trying to get a semblance of privacy. A passing car slowed, stopped, then backed up to ask if I was alright... I was like "yes thanks, bye now" :oops:

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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Max » Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:14 am

vinvin wrote:Okay but I have a serious question. A couple of weeks ago on a fairly quiet semi rural road I drove past a cyclist, I'm pretty sure it was female, judging by tan lines and thigh shape, with pants totally down around the ankles, standing behind a tree but in full view of the road, and bending forward, almost in half. There didn't seem to be anyone else around so it wasn't, er... :|

WHAT ON EARTH WAS THIS PERSON DOING?! I drove past too quickly but I am still :?: :shock: :?: about it.


Maybe they had a sudden onset of "OMGosh whatever is in my stomach has to come out nooooooooooooooooow, no matter what end it comes out from!". The only thing worse than simultaneous vomiting and diarreah would have to be getting afflicted by it in the middle of nowhere, and having to ride home.

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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Apple » Tue Apr 13, 2010 7:18 am

bella26 wrote:commando of course! Wearing undies under your knicks is just asking for trouble!!


Correct, Commando is the only way. If you only have one pair of knicks you are also asking for trouble.

You don't have one pair of underpants do you :shock:
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby bunnybiker » Wed May 12, 2010 11:22 pm

Yep always commando!! Can't believe I saw a chick on the Otway ride wearing a G string!! That's gotta rub!!
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby fleecedog » Thu May 13, 2010 7:41 pm

bunnybiker wrote:Yep always commando!! Can't believe I saw a chick on the Otway ride wearing a G string!! That's gotta rub!!

:shock:

Wut?!
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Missy24 » Thu May 13, 2010 9:35 pm

fleecedog wrote:
bunnybiker wrote:Yep always commando!! Can't believe I saw a chick on the Otway ride wearing a G string!! That's gotta rub!!

:shock:

Wut?!

I saw a girl running along the yarra the other day and she was wearing see through tights and a g-string, who runs in a g-string, who runs in underware full stop? I don't run in undies, a g string would be... awwww man ouch
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Christine Tham » Fri May 14, 2010 9:02 am

Missy24 wrote:I saw a girl running along the yarra the other day and she was wearing see through tights and a g-string,


I think you managed to increase the restive heartbeat of quite a few male readers on this forum!
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Drunkmonkey » Wed May 19, 2010 10:56 am

Missy24 wrote:
fleecedog wrote:
bunnybiker wrote:Yep always commando!! Can't believe I saw a chick on the Otway ride wearing a G string!! That's gotta rub!!

:shock:

Wut?!

I saw a girl running along the yarra the other day and she was wearing see through tights and a g-string, who runs in a g-string, who runs in underware full stop? I don't run in undies, a g string would be... awwww man ouch


There is a guy in my windtrainer (spin) class who wears a g-string under his shorts :shock:

He has only done a few classes and the first time he did the class he was wearing jocks (could see them over the top of his shorts) - he obviously thinks a g-string is a cure to being uncomfortable :lol:
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby jet-ski » Thu May 20, 2010 6:10 pm

Commando when I wear knicks but I am from the 'wear regular clothes as much as possible' school and often don't wear cycling knicks for weeks, I don't think they are really necessary for my 9k commute.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby roobab » Fri Jun 18, 2010 12:08 am

"There is a guy in my windtrainer (spin) class who wears a g-string under his shorts

He has only done a few classes and the first time he did the class he was wearing jocks (could see them over the top of his shorts) - he obviously thinks a g-string is a cure to being uncomfortable"

OK - I am a guy and there is a good reason for that guy doing that. All purely based on human anatomy.
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby dodge » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:39 am

roobab wrote:"There is a guy in my windtrainer (spin) class who wears a g-string under his shorts

He has only done a few classes and the first time he did the class he was wearing jocks (could see them over the top of his shorts) - he obviously thinks a g-string is a cure to being uncomfortable"

OK - I am a guy and there is a good reason for that guy doing that. All purely based on human anatomy.

No there is NOT :lol:

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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Drunkmonkey » Fri Jun 18, 2010 12:35 pm

roobab wrote:"There is a guy in my windtrainer (spin) class who wears a g-string under his shorts

He has only done a few classes and the first time he did the class he was wearing jocks (could see them over the top of his shorts) - he obviously thinks a g-string is a cure to being uncomfortable"

OK - I am a guy and there is a good reason for that guy doing that. All purely based on human anatomy.


The only reason for a guy to wear a g string is because he likes to wear womens underwear :lol:
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby Chanboy » Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:14 pm

roobab wrote:"There is a guy in my windtrainer (spin) class who wears a g-string under his shorts

He has only done a few classes and the first time he did the class he was wearing jocks (could see them over the top of his shorts) - he obviously thinks a g-string is a cure to being uncomfortable"



Hmmmm most guys where their jocks under their shorts. Is he a super-hero? :-)
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Re: Wearing knicks... Do you go commando?

Postby gorilla monsoon » Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:40 pm

[/quote]The only reason for a guy to wear a g string is because he likes to wear womens underwear :lol:[/quote]

You gotta get out more. You can get G-bangers/thongs for blokes. I've seen them in the more upmarket menswear shops.
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