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Old 11-06-2011, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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When I'm cycling I often pass older guys wearing athletic shorts that end just below their butt cheeks (think 80s Dolphin shorts). Is this some kind of reaction against the longer shorts younger guys normally wear or have they just not bought anything new in the past 20 years? They look kind of ridiculous.
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I'd think it is more likely they are wearing their 70s or 80s "John Stockton" shorts as "the older crowd" is unlikely to wear short shorts as a reaction to the current long shorts.



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Old 11-06-2011, 07:24 PM
 
Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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Are they runners? Marathn runners often wear shorter shorts.
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:41 AM
 
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I ask the same thing about the older guys at the gym wearing Speedos (briefs). They are very fit, but it still looks a bit....weird.
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:00 AM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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They're more comfortable than the long shorts.
and besides... with legs as nice as mine it's almost criminal to hide them.

hth
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:13 AM
 
Location: Barrington, IL area
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I'm not sure what the deal is, but they look disgusting. Cover that $hit up.
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Everywhere and Nowhere
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That one's hilarious. Love the sports shirt and high tube socks. Does wearing one lower perhaps mean he hangs with some seniors' gang?
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:34 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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I'm not sure what the deal is, but they look disgusting. Cover that $hit up.
Sure you're not turned on by their sexy gluts and thighs?
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Old 11-08-2011, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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I figure it's because that's what they wore in the '70s and early '80s. I really don't feel comfortable wearing shorts even an inch above my knees.
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Old 11-08-2011, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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I figure it's because that's what they wore in the '70s and early '80s. I really don't feel comfortable wearing shorts even an inch above my knees.
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