Originally Posted by Jarvis
I compromise -- I wear the basic Pearl Izumi spandex shorts with chamois under a pair of mountain-bike specific baggies (no rear pockets, tough fabric, etc.). No undies, of course.
Sometimes I throw some umbro shorts over the spandex. I have a pair of fox Mnt bike specific shorts that have the chamois built in, but things never feel like they are in the right spot when wearing them, so I usually don't.