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sastre
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by sastre

ive been thinking about getting some tats for a while various ideas would like a sleeve and as I love cycling its a very good option.

so has any one got cycling themed tattoos they could show.
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by sastre

not bad think ive seen that some were before not sure id have the sky logo
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by mjduct

Please tell me a pro rider doesn't have that?!?!?!

what are they going to do when they switch teams every 2 years for the rest of their career?

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MarkGiardini
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I got a tatt years ago, before I was married.
I regret it now.
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Was a Norwegian fan (iirc) who got that Sky tatt.

Quite amazing.

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Don't do it. Don't get a sleeve. And don't talk to everyone you see with tattoos.

Honestly if you can't come up with something specific on your own you shouldn't bother getting one. Don't feed the trend beast and get something terribly done because you don't understand what you're getting, what to look for in a good artist, etc. Not trying to be elitist, but it sucks when people treat it like a phase or fashion trend. Useless flash is just as trite as a tramp stamp.
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And please don't get a tramp stamp if you're a dude :-D
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by jmilliron

Tinea Pedis wrote:Quite amazing.


Amazing isn't the word I'd use.

What a damn waste of space.
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OH how can you say that, I was going to put exactly the same on my myspace page right next to my photos of kati perri and justin...
oh wait, I forgot, Im not a 14 year old girl who thinks that quoting "desiderata" is like, totally WOW!

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Why is there a capital C in the word 'Challenges'? ...and frankly, if you're gonna drop ink like this Sky tattoo, I'd get the ripped legs to back it up first... I don't mean to be harsch here but there is such a thing as cyclists legs... this is not it...

I remember seeing a photo years ago of some tattoo where the guy had an old 50's style printed assembly instruction/manual with pencil drawn illustrations of how to mount a cog to a fixed gear rear hub, it covered his whole fore arm. It was quite neat.

I'll have a look if I can find it... was on another forum where this very same topic came up.

EDIT, well I couldn't find it but this one caught my eye in the process, maybe I'd alter it a bit but the idea is solid. Assuming you have your own numbers ofcourse.

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by russianbear

That one is pretty cool and customizable.

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Looks heavy.

More seriously, I wonder if such detail will age well. I'd suspect not.

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One of our mechanics has a tattoo on the back of each calf. Cinelli's "C" logo on one, Campagnolo's on the other.

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http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h350/mvacolnago/tatt_zps511435a7.jpg
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