Apparently cycling shorts are fashionable now and the results are bizarre

It's not just the shorts, they're after - our glasses are getting popular, too

Cycling shorts are now the height of fashion (apparently) Images: George Pimentel/WireImage, Randy Brooke/WireImage, Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for HUGO

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It's far from the first time cycling shorts have been 'in vogue' (see: early 1990s fitness videos) but since it's rare that we 'lycra louts' have the opportunity to be ahead of the fashion curve it's well worth highlighting the fact when the sweaty chamois* hits the big time.

If you don't believe us, Vogue magazine published its does-what-it-says-on-the-tin article 'Why Cycling Shorts Are This Summer's Sleekest Hit' a trend hitting six days ago.

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