The next morning, as he rolled up his pant legs, I told him I could go buy him some real bike gear.
"They have all sorts of cool, high-tech outfits at Century Cycles! I could run out at lunch time!" I told him earnestly.
"Nah, I’m not an outfit kind of guy," he said, pulling on a second sweat shirt. "Besides, it leaves more money for nice Kimmy outfits."
Well, Ted, we agree with Kim. Century Cycles can help. You really DO need to be an outfit kind of guy (for comfort, for safety, and -- we'll admit it -- to look good). However, you certainly don't need to wear spandex and Day-Glo colors. A few good cycling outfits will not only make your lovely wife proud, but they will also make riding itself a lot better -- and they will still leave money for nice Kimmy outfits.
So we're taking The Ted Crow Challenge. We'll present Ted (and the rest of our blog visitors who are not "outfit kinds of people") with some suggestions for cycling clothes. All the products shown are available at a Century Cycles in Medina, Peninsula, or Rocky River. The models are all CC staffers (I know! they look like professionals, right?), and the gear is what we wear ourselves, now and all year-round.
LET THE TED CROW CHALLENGE COMMENCE!