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Re: RideCamp: How to ride in jeans

I find it difficult to understand how anyone would go to
this extreme when a pair of tights would solve the
problem......even for a MALE!

John and Meshack (Vermont Equestrian Activities)

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick Forrester <>
To: <>
Date: Tuesday, March 02, 1999 10:28 AM
Subject: RideCamp: How to ride in jeans

>Hello out there in Endurance Land,
>I have ridden in jeans all my life. When I was a kid I thought the owies
>were normal but now I've  fixed 'em.  I use a pair of jeans that have
>reached the comfortable stage of wear, turn them inside out and iron
>(that's a four letter word I know) the inside leg seam flat. Use only the
>kind that has a simple regular seam like you would find on the inside of a
>shirt. Then duct tape the seam to the pantleg from just below the crotch to
>just above the ankle using one continuous piece of tape with no folds in it
>to keep it from getting a mind of it's own in the middle of your ride. Wear
>panty hose or light weight exercise tights (the kind you get for about $5
>at the drug store) under them. They aren't as flexable as tights when you
>try to mount your horse or when walking climbing hills, but I put up with
>that since I'm somewhat of a rebel.I have done 100 milers in this gear, and
>a few thousand miles of 50's.    Mary Forrester in Oregon
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