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You're out pedaling and you realize the pants you're wearing could get caught in the bike chain. Not good. But if you can find a plastic soda bottle, there's a quick fix!

<p>I just wear long socks and roll them up on the outside of my pants.</p>
<p>I go for the tucked-in-socks look myself but maybe this design is for people who don't want to go full-on old-school. I suppose it also might protect the pants from chain oil. My mate just uses elastic bands.</p>
<p>Military style bands also work (and are actually designed to hold the leg in place right on top of the boot), though they are a bit more expensive than a pack of rubber-bands or hair-ties.</p>
<p>Yea, I know what you mean about the chain oil. I attached a 2 stroke engine to my bike, so it has extremely oily chains on both sides. However I always wear work pants anyways, so it doesn't really bother me.</p>
<p>Cool life hack. I use an office binder clamp.</p>
Good idea! I should keep some binder clips in my saddlebags. They come in handy. Thanks for commenting.

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