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Old 11-29-03, 09:16 PM   #1
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Who shaved first?

Any idea when shaving became a part of cyling. People ask me all the time if it really makes me faster and I have to explain it does'nt blah blah blah! but I did wonder who and how long ago the tradition started, anyone know?
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Old 11-30-03, 04:18 AM   #2
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Faster?

Ever had road rash with hairy legs?

I always offer to drag my friends along behind my car at 60km/h for a while and then see if they would have shaved their legs first. No one has taken up the offer yet... and I get very few negative comments on my hairless legs. Two birds, one stone
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Old 11-30-03, 07:22 AM   #3
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me thinks it started as a bar bet. hahaha
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A lot of European men shave their legs, and a lot of them cycle, I guess that's how it started?

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Shaving?

Road rash. Massage.
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Faster?

Ever had road rash with hairy legs?

I always offer to drag my friends along behind my car at 60km/h for a while and then see if they would have shaved their legs first. No one has taken up the offer yet... and I get very few negative comments on my hairless legs. Two birds, one stone
Wow..I don't offer to drag them, but I have offered to push them out of my car at 50kph...you need to have them bounce and roll around on the street for a little while first to get the full crash effect.

I also offer to do that to people who tell me that bike racing's not a "real" sport..but for different reasons...
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