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 Post subject: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2015 9:41 pm 
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I just weighed the leg hair I managed to fish out of the bath. Damp so simulating a rainy day.

10g. More aero, weight loss. Free (wear and tear on wife's razors excluded).

Win :D


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2015 8:32 am 
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And then you may fall on the ground (I am not wishing it to you) and realize the benefits. Or just when taking a shower after ride. I have never ever shaved my legs because of loosing weight, even to be aero - these are two misconception everyone outside of cycling think and laughs about.


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2015 10:38 am 
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I just shave my legs for the looks. Do you need any more reason than that?


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2015 10:44 am 
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Lots of justifications, but ultimately for most I suspect it's all about image.

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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2015 10:55 am 
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martinko wrote:
even to be aero - these are two misconception everyone outside of cycling think and laughs about.


Didn't Specialized prove in their wind tunnel that it actually has a rather significant aero benefit...


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2015 11:16 am 
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IchDien wrote:
martinko wrote:
even to be aero - these are two misconception everyone outside of cycling think and laughs about.


Didn't Specialized prove in their wind tunnel that it actually has a rather significant aero benefit...


Yes, they also found out that hair removal on arms also reduces drag


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2015 2:50 pm 
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Lol
https://bikefag.wordpress.com/2009/08/2 ... heir-legs/


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 3:43 am 
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Looks great and feels even better are the only reasons I need.

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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 10:22 am 
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You can better see all the scars from bike crashes and the tattoo's too.

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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 12:31 pm 
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Not to mention that sunscreen/sunblock is way easier to apply.
Skin colour is more even, as the hairs on the lower part of the leg isn't blocking the sun.


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 12:35 pm 
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Shave those legs if you want to go faster ....it's worth it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZnrE17Jg3I


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 12:59 pm 
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Sunscreen/Liniment application worth it alone!


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 1:03 pm 
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zirxo wrote:
I just shave my legs for the looks. Do you need any more reason than that?


+1


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 Post subject: Re: Leg shaving benefits
PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2015 4:34 am 
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Chicks love it.


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