Owner Brian Curran began his cycling career in 1989 at Outspokin', working in bike sales for founder Chris Hardwicke. Brian purchased the store in 1997 with the mission to provide the best fitting and customer service available in bicycle retail. We sell top bike brands like Trek, Mirraco, Bontrager, Garmin, Yakima and more! Stop by and see why Outspokin' has been voted "Best Bike Shop" over and over again by the readers of the The State newspaper, Columbia Metropolitan magazine and The Free Times. All new bicycles purchased from Outspokin' include LIFETIME FREE TUNE UPS!
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Eighty-Six The BVDs - When you put bike shorts on over underwear, you end up sitting on the seams in the undies, which compromise a seamless bike short's ability to prevent pain. Seams cut circulation and form bumps that chafe and hurt. Besides, cycling shorts already include a layer of padding (called a chamois), because makers know you won't be wearing anything under the shorts. Whether you prefer boxers, briefs or bikinis, leave them at home to get all the comfort cycling shorts offer. (Plus, you'll eliminate those unsightly panty lines.) There is one time to always wear underwear: when you're trying on new cycling shorts in the store -- but you probably already knew that.