Monday, May 25, 2009

No Pics on this one...

Ug.

I tried on my new Sugoi Velocity Tri top this morning. The first thing I noticed was how cool the fabric felt in my hand before I slipped it on. I ogled the big rear pocket and ventilation panels sewn in to it.

Then, as I zipped it up I could tell, pretty quickly, that there was no way I was going out in public with it on until I lose at least 20 lbs.

For fear of ruining the shorts, I spared them the agony of trying them on. They look cool as hell, but Sugoi's largest size, the XL - well, it's just ain't XL enough for the M-dot Bigun.

Remember the scene from "A Christmas Story" - when the little guy had been bundled up and was on the ground and couldn't get up? That top was so tight, I felt the same way as I tried to get it back over my head. I almost had to call Di for help.

I really should have brought some of that awesome GU I got with the bundle of goodies on my bike ride this morning. I totally bonked having not eaten any breakfast before the 10am ride. It wasn't 8 miles in when I absolutely knew it was time to pack it up.

The Bigun did not have a great training/triathlon day.

Happy Memorial Day to all my brothers and sisters who have served and are serving this fine country of ours. Thanks to all of you!

4 comments:

Jenny Davidson said...

Ugh! I feel your pain on the triathlon clothing sizing issues - I really just can't wear a woman's tri top, even the largest size I can barely squeeze into!

Wendy said...

Lycra. The world's most unforgiving fabric!

Better days ahead!

Kevin said...

Sizing tri clothes is such a pain

ShirleyPerly said...

Bummer about the clothing size issue. But maybe you'll spur them to consider offering XXL sizes in the future? I know you'll lose the weight but think there'll always be a demand for larger sizes as tris continue to appeal to the masses.

Hope Di's back is better. Sorry we missed meeting up with you two when Brent & Jenny were in town last week.