I've never been a fast gainer and my legs are stick thin for a cyclist's legs, but I've always noticed that as the days get longer and I spend more time on the bike, my jeans get very tight around the thighs. Today, for example, just walking around it feels like the stitches are gonna rip right out of my jeans they're so tight.
These are not skinny sk8r jeans or something from Rock & Republic -- my jeans are usually the cheap bargain basement store brand denims. I guess it's time to wear my old man baggy chinos again.
55-year-old Peijia Wu, from Shandong province, allegedly took three months to build his DIY wooden bike. It features no metal parts whatsoever – joints are fixed with small wooden bungs and a rod-crank system has replaced where the chain would normally be.
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Big thighs are a big topic in the local track racing community. You need to get on the bandwagon of doing weekly 'quad' measurements.
As for the fit of jeans/pants, you can join Beth's 'Keirin Cut' campaign; start with this post and follow her blog through the last year to see more of her attempts to get R&R to make jeans for cyclist quads.