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Lycra

™ a type of synthetic elastic fabric and fibre used for tight-fitting garments, such as swimming costumes
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Sporting lycra shorts, Aviator sunglasses Be better off attending, Road etiquette classes.
Scientists at the RandD center will help mills, brands and retailers throughout Asia, as well as Western-based companies with local sourcing offices, create innovative fabrics and garments using The LYCRA Company's branded textile solutions, which include LYCRAA(r) fiber, LYCRA HyFitA(r) fiber, COOLMAXA(r) fiber and THERMOLITEA(r) fiber.
fashion expert, and knight in shining Lycra,Wendy Rigg, has come to our rescue this week.
The Lycra Company is named for Lycra fibre, the original spandex/elastane fibre and the company's best-known product.
The genesis of Lycra can be traced to last year's Green Man Festival.
There is often conflict between cyclists and motorists on our roads - perhaps it's just too stressful driving around these days - so we'd all do well to remember that beneath the "lycra" there's a father, mother, son, daughter, sister or brother.
He said: "I wasn't overjoyed with the Lycra, especially with my figure.
He said: "When they walk into a cafe dressed head-to-toe in Lycra, you'll always spot people sniggering at them.
The Lycra accounts for about 5% content (40 denier = 133 Ne) while cotton accounts for 95% content (35 Ne) in the resultant 28 Ne combed cotton/Lycra blended yarn (cotton/Lycra = 95/5%) and the Lycra is plied with the cotton yarn.
All the protocols, they are a little daunting" Former England rugby captain Mike Tindall, husband of Zara Phillips on being married into the Royal Family "I was thinking maybe I should just cycle in one day in my Lycra, go into Parliament in the chamber with my Lycra" Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn "We were not allowed to talk.
JEREMY Corbyn has joked he should wear Lycra in the House of Commons - and suggested re-education for those who believe he rides a Chairman Mao bicycle.
The jump was fuelled by MAMILs - that's middle-aged men in Lycra - splashing the cash for a flash set of two wheels and accessories.