Wow! I've found my long lost twin brother! Where have you been all these years?I just wear a cape and some pasties when I ride (Sun-burned nipples are the worst!)
I'm kidding of-course.
I've never worn a jersey or wanted to, I don't need pockets, I wear a Hydration pack with storage for all my lickies and chewies.
I wear a loose fitting sports shirt, moisture wicking and comfy.
I have resisted the pull of the colorful spandex nation to comply in order to resemble "a real biker" to just be comfortable and enjoy myself, I'm doing it for me - not to fit-in with the masses.
What us rebels are saying is that we don't wear tight fitting jerseys or shorts, there are MTB shorts that obviously have padding that don't have that spandex look.Well unless you have cycled with some sort of cycling shorts, not necessarily the form fitting ones, but cargo shorts that are padded are an absolute must when riding an upright bike. You don't necessarily look like you are ready for the Le tour, but you will be amazed at the comfort of the padding in the right places.