Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 12:23pm

Lilyf wrote:Despite your advice, Thornyone, I have had to read all the posts and you’ve made this lady smile (and laugh) :D :lol: this morning!
I look forward to reading more comments.

I know nothing about women, but presume that they don’t suffer from a female equivalent? Glad you find it entertaining, but it is not funny : :D :mrgreen: :D :mrgreen: !

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 12:30pm

Norman H wrote:Get knitting


Looks good, but I’d have to have it knitted for me: I was the only kid in my junior school class whose square, knitted for an Oxfam blanket, was 6 inches on one side and 3 inches on the opposite, a disgrace, really, considering that my mother was a brilliant knitter :mrgreen:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Lilyf » 11 Dec 2017, 12:48pm

Fortunately, this lady can usually hang on! Pity the women wearing bib longs who have to practically undress when caught short. Not good, especially in winter when there is nowhere to hide!

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby mjr » 11 Dec 2017, 1:32pm

Thornyone wrote:Not being personal, but would you have my problem without them? I only ask because I’m not sure whether all blokes have the issue, but if you do and your suggested gear works for you, that would be very encouraging :D

No, I don't. If anything, I easily overheat everywhere except my fingers and toes, but I thought my suggestions may be useful because despite trying to avoid them, I have discovered those clothes I mentioned, which are far too warm for me for all but about seven days a year!
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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 3:31pm

Lilyf wrote:Fortunately, this lady can usually hang on! Pity the women wearing bib longs who have to practically undress when caught short. Not good, especially in winter when there is nowhere to hide!

Bid tights are an absolute no-no for me too. Hanging on? I’m envious, but with a prostate like mine.... Re women, I recall reading some useful sounding stuff by Josie Dew on casually squatting down.. :lol:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby al_yrpal » 11 Dec 2017, 3:32pm

This topic is giving me a warm feeling :D

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby simonhill » 11 Dec 2017, 5:29pm

One less cup of tea in the morning.

If really desperate then there are pills to cure all ills, but they require a visit to your doctor and it'll be summer by the time he can see you.

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby pete75 » 11 Dec 2017, 6:07pm

Thornyone wrote:And then to compound matters, things almost reach (or should I say, diminish to) the proportion that an emergency kit of magnifying glass and tweezers is required to facilitate what would ordinarily be accomplished without difficulty.



Viagra might be the answer. It'd make it easy to find as well as ensuring a good blood supply thus keeping you warm...

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 6:38pm

pete75 wrote:
Thornyone wrote:And then to compound matters, things almost reach (or should I say, diminish to) the proportion that an emergency kit of magnifying glass and tweezers is required to facilitate what would ordinarily be accomplished without difficulty.



Viagra might be the answer. It'd make it easy to find as well as ensuring a good blood supply thus keeping you warm...

The thought did cross my mind, but it seems a bit drastic. Never needed it except maybe in this specific situation, but I’m also put off by the possibility of an accompanying headache. And maybe even more so by the fact that I cycle to my pool, where it could be problematic with my budgie-smugglers :lol:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby pete75 » 11 Dec 2017, 6:54pm

Thornyone wrote:
pete75 wrote:
Thornyone wrote:And then to compound matters, things almost reach (or should I say, diminish to) the proportion that an emergency kit of magnifying glass and tweezers is required to facilitate what would ordinarily be accomplished without difficulty.



Viagra might be the answer. It'd make it easy to find as well as ensuring a good blood supply thus keeping you warm...

The thought did cross my mind, but it seems a bit drastic. Never needed it except maybe in this specific situation, but I’m also put off by the possibility of an accompanying headache. And maybe even more so by the fact that I cycle to my pool, where it could be problematic with my budgie-smugglers :lol:


On the other hand it might make you really popular with the ladies.... :wink:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby mattsccm » 11 Dec 2017, 7:28pm

The need for tweezers was discussed recently on a cold club ride. My suggestion was piercings. One in the navel and one in the bit that shrinks. Join with a chain. This can be followed through layers and overlaps of lycra and thermals until what you can't find can be found. Or a tug of the chain will brings things into the open. :shock:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby old_windbag » 11 Dec 2017, 7:35pm

You could always smother your old chap and clock weights in Deep Heat prior to going on a bike ride.

Let us know if it works :lol: .

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 8:29pm

mattsccm wrote:The need for tweezers was discussed recently on a cold club ride. My suggestion was piercings. One in the navel and one in the bit that shrinks. Join with a chain. This can be followed through layers and overlaps of lycra and thermals until what you can't find can be found. Or a tug of the chain will brings things into the open. :shock:

:lol: :mrgreen:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 8:32pm

old_windbag wrote:You could always smother your old chap and clock weights in Deep Heat prior to going on a bike ride.

Let us know if it works :lol: .

Belive it or not, I seem to recall doing someting like this in my teens MANY years ago, probably in search of a viagra effect! Most certainly not to be repeated, though the exquisite discomfort would probably take my mind off the cold :lol:

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Re: Electrically-heated underpants (Women need not read this)

Postby Thornyone » 11 Dec 2017, 8:39pm

simonhill wrote:One less cup of tea in the morning.

If really desperate then there are pills to cure all ills, but they require a visit to your doctor and it'll be summer by the time he can see you.

Your comment about the tea made me think. I always drink icy cold water on my rides: maybe I’d be better with a hot flask? Totally agree re GP appts. :lol: