lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

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lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby allergictolycra » Thu Oct 06, 2016 2:34 pm

ok... I think I will come across as prude, but here goes anyway.
My husband is a new cyclist convert, and is now regularly commuting to work on his bike. He's embraced the whole look, including a pair of very fitted black lycra shorts that leave nothing to the imagination on the front end. Think David Gandy in his M&S pants (well, just the pants bit - the resemblance stops there!)... he sometimes does the school drop offs, and I have a real issue with him walking around the playground with a great big bulge on show. I have tried to raise it with him, but he does not see the issue: this is what everyone else is wearing...
Am I unreasonable?

(p.s. I am a regular user here... but thought I'd go anonymous on this one!)
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Postby juliantenniscoach » Thu Oct 06, 2016 3:02 pm

"I have tried to raise it with him" :shock:

Well ok then! Seriously if he has the internal pad or chamois, then even mickey mouse has a bulge. No pad and there no protection.
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby allergictolycra » Thu Oct 06, 2016 3:15 pm

thanks Julian. And good spot on the unintended pun in my original post!

I haven't investigated how padded it is (the bottom is definitely padded, but that's not the topic here!). But do I take from your response that one cannot do anything about the bulge (be it Mickey Mouse or David Gandy-esque) and I should just leave him to it? Is there not some more "decent" outfit out there? Am I the only prude troubled by this?
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby lalala » Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:37 pm

Time for some thoughtful gifts:

http://www.vulpine.cc/uk/mens/trousers-shorts

Love these cycling clothes.
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Postby juliantenniscoach » Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:27 pm

There are loads of clothing options, all with slightly different fits. The shop with the best range of clothing is Sigma Sports in Kingston, just the other side of Kingston Bridge. See sigmasport.co.uk
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby IrenaP » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:20 pm

I worked in an office with a few male biking obsessed colleagues. I felt embarrassed for them. Just show him a picture of Borat. It might turn him off to the idea.
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby allergictolycra » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:09 am

Thank you for your input! I will definitely check out some other cyclist shorts options - that'll be his Xmas present sorted...

The reference to Borat made me laugh as his current lycra shorts also have integrated braces which are not miles apart from the Borat mankini (but thankfully the braces remain hidden under a top)!

What beats me is that for years we both laughed at the lycra-clad commuters - and now he's one of them...
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby TFP » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:55 am

i think this lot were on dragon's den a while back.

http://fatladattheback.com/
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby NoodleFan » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:45 am

Personally I think both sexes should cover up that area with a longer t-shirt or a vest under t-shirt. Even if you think you can carry off that look we really don't want to see it thanks!

Hopefully now it's getting colder he'll wear a coat!
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby foodeditorjo » Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:26 am

People can choose to look... or not. I don't see that this is an issue. If he's not embarrassed why should you be? He's a father dropping off his children. It's not as if he's on a speed date. I think you're over-thinking a little.
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby cazza123 » Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:32 am

Luckily it's getting bit chilly now so hopefully it'll shrink :lol:
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Postby NoodleFan » Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:48 am

I don't think you're overreacting at all. I would be mortified if my husband started dressing like that.
I'm sorry but it's basic self-awareness.
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby BFW » Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:21 am

I feel for you ... my husband turns up to parents evening (the one-to-one meetings with the teachers) wearing his tight borat type Lycra. The poor teachers don't know where to look ! But have learned to live with it ... there are worse things he could do than invest in a bike and in a bit of Lycra and with so many MAMILS around SW I am sure most people don't even notice "the bulge" ! :shock:
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Postby juliantenniscoach » Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:07 am

To bulge or not to bulge? The padding covers most of the plumbing unless they are Michael Fassbender! No padding would be way worse in so many ways. As for no lycra for both sexes, well the school run would look way different :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: lycra cyclist short on well-endowed husband

Postby Phoenixflame » Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:17 pm

Although slightly different, isn't the non deliberate anatomical display similar to us ladies with low cut or figure hugging tops? :roll:

I do agree with the idea of a long top too to conceal matters a tad more perhaps? 8-)
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