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Smelly exercise clothes

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Aug 2016
11:28am, 31 Aug 2016
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GordonG
interesting BBC article about cotton vs synthetic clothing...

bbc.co.uk
Aug 2016
11:41am, 31 Aug 2016
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Kieren
Merino or much cheaper bamboo tops are a good option - both wick, don't smell and keep you warm even when wet. The downside is they wont keep you as cool as man made fibres .

I've been looking at this recently as I want to do a bit of bicycle touring and would be limited in what I can carry. Something that stinks less, dries fast with the odd wash in a campsite sink would be ideal. Bamboo seems to be significantly cheaper than marino so I might try that first.
Aug 2016
11:45am, 31 Aug 2016
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Red Squirrel
Interesting. Possibly not helped by cycling and running to work so the bacteria have got all day to get on the case.
Aug 2016
12:27pm, 31 Aug 2016
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RunningInCircles
Aldi used to be great for bamboo tops....

However, now any clothing must be medium or bigger if you are male, so any fitted tops are out of the question.
I am not small (6ft and 76kg), but a medium flaps around on me.
Sadly it seems to be catering for the increasing rotundness of the nation as a whole :-(
Aug 2016
12:53pm, 31 Aug 2016
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Velociraptor
"Oily soils." Delightful.
Aug 2016
12:55pm, 31 Aug 2016
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Wriggling Snake
This is good news, M is always telling me I smell when I come back in, now I can claim it is not actually me, article has been forwarded on.

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Aug 2016
1:00pm, 31 Aug 2016
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GordonG
clearly I'm missing something here. what the heck are bamboo tops?!?!
Aug 2016
1:04pm, 31 Aug 2016
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Nicholls595
Did somebody mention bamboo?

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interesting BBC article about cotton vs synthetic clothing...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-...

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