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    Time to shave again - grrr

    Well, racing season officially started for me last weekend(finished 21'st out of 50 btw, but was only 3 seconds off of 1st. Mad pack finish.). I like my furry legs but after seeing the crash test from both shaved and unshaved (tested it both ways unfortunately) shaved is definitely the way to go. I don't know how you women do this all the time year round. Just adds another level of respect for what you gals go through....
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    I continued shaving mine during the off season, but only once every week or so. Now that race season is back (started last weekend) I'll be back to about twice a week, especially once I can start wearing shorts again.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    just go get em waxed already....less fuss. I know I sure as heck wouldn't want to shave that sheer amount of area on my body.
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    Waxing might be an idea - what does that usually run anyway? Do you go to a salon or do it yourself? Yeah, the amount of real estate you have to cover with a razor definitely makes it a tedious task...
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    Geez. How long are your legs? (My cycling inseam is 34 1/4") Or do you shave your arms, too?

    I'd sooner shave, which I do very quickly in the shower, than to wax. Ouchie!

    Have fun, fellahs!

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    You can borrow my lazor cat and just burn the hair off.
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    Heh - Vega your legs are actually longer than mine. Although mine might be bigger 'round. Yes, we men are wimps complaining about something you gals have to put up with on a daily basis.
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    Senior Member ravenmore's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr
    You can borrow my lazor cat and just burn the hair off.
    Hehe - I'd be worried he'd take my legs with the hair... Might be a good opponent for the next Godzilla movie though.
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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    C'mon, just use an electric shaver!

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    geez - those things take forever just to do my face, can't imagine how long they'd take on my legs...
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    Get them waxed at a beauty college. They don't charge much and they often haven't learned any bad habits as of their schooling.

    I used to get my chest done at a beauty college (then I got a job where I work with a bunch of aestheticians). It's only bad the first time!

    Weight savings, too! Waxing doesn't just cut the hair off, like shaving...it pulls out the follicle! That'll save you at least 2 grams on your entire legs!
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    bah, no biggie.. just make a routine of doing it in the shower everyday, takes no time at all.

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    Try some of that hair removal stuff (like Nair). No OUCh, no cuts. Just make sure you READ the instructions, fellas, or you'll burn yourselves!
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    It only takes me a little while in the shower. I usually end up getting a good gash in my knee because I rush. Not a big deal. Better than having hair. I hate hair.

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    I tried nair or something like it last year. Never again! Waxing might be cool so I don't have to mess with it everyday.
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    Ahem...men...how high up do y'all stop?

    A friend of mine may or may not have a hairy ass...does this friend shave that, too?

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    I see that hair as a good thing....keeps buttocks from chafing.
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    So you advocate fur-boxers? My friends wife already snickers when he puts on his 'onesie' (bibs)...she might pass out looking at that.

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    only if it has a furry flap to go in between the buttocks.
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    Wow, this thread rapidly degraded into tmi territory didn't it.
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    Quoting myself from the latest SoCal shaving thread:

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    I once thought to try but really didn't have the to go through with it. IMO it takes some brass to use on your .

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    Quote Originally Posted by LowCel
    I continued shaving mine during the off season, but only once every week or so. Now that race season is back (started last weekend) I'll be back to about twice a week, especially once I can start wearing shorts again.
    Heh, same here, minus the racing.
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    i was going to shave tomorrow night, but think I'll do it tonight. A tip I learned from my wife is to use conditioner, cheaper than shaving gel.
    What makes me go grrr is the complaints that come from the females in my life.
    "your legs look better than mine"
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    "I hate you, I wish my hair would grow back blonde."

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    It's still too cold and wet here for me to shave off my winter commuter's goat (I was going to grow a full beard but didn't want to have to buy a recumbent). Since it seems silly to shave my legs and not my face, I'm going to wait until the beard comes off. Maybe make an afternoon of it....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mo'Phat
    Quoting myself from the latest SoCal shaving thread:
    ftw!

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