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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    I love having a beard!

    Sure, it's not the best looking beard. I wish it was a little more full on the chin and up the sides but riding home today cold, sleet/snow, and serious wind, the ice that quickly formed shielded my face from the biting cold.

    How do people survive without them?

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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Live where its warmer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Live where its warmer.
    Sissy...

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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Sissy...
    you can say that...but frankly, not having a beard works better with the ladies, in my experience.
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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    you can say that...but frankly, not having a beard works better with the ladies, in my experience.
    Sorry, bub, beards are sexy again...

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Sorry, bub, beards are sexy again...
    some of them are...not on guys though
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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    Sexy?



    I am jealous of how full it is, though...

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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    She's got a better beard then I grow.
    But that's not quite what I was referring to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    not having a beard works better with the ladies
    +1

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    ^^^
    I'd hit it!

    (that was meant for UA's pic. Sorry aprilm!)
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    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    ^^^
    I'd hit it!
    I may have just found my replacement as Foo horndog.
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    I've had some sort of facial hair for the past decade... maybe longer. I've lost count, really. For quite a while I had a Van **** before deciding to grow out my full beard. Over the past 5 years I've done anything from a short, thin trimmed jawline beard for the summer to what my coworkers referred to as "The Crazy Ivan"; a long full beard and full curl handlebar moustache. (extra intimidation points for The Crazy Ivan, and a clean shaven head. Apparently gigantic bald guys with 1920's carnival strongman moustaches are frightening to most people.)
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    Bring May Flowers aprilm's Avatar
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    RU - I know!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    I may have just found my replacement as Foo horndog.
    I think I should take that as a complement, but maybe not.....
    Quote Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    I think I should take that as a complement, but maybe not.....
    It just means you're in my league....take that for whatever it may mean .
    Especially now that you've seen April's response.
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    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    You enjoy it! My dad has always been a beard man. But I can't stand having all that much facial hair. I think the wife prefers me clean-shaven, too.
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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Scruffies are way better.
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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Scruffies are way better.
    Not in 20 degree weather, blowing snow...

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    Riding Heaven's Highways on the grand tour ModoVincere's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Scruffies are way better.
    Well hello there.
    I always have a 5 o'clock shadow.
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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Not in 20 degree weather, blowing snow...
    You need a turtle fur.

    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Well hello there.
    I always have a 5 o'clock shadow.
    You need a new watch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Sorry, bub, beards are sexy again...
    if you lived in civilization, then you would have realized that beards were 'sexy again' 5-6 years ago.

    at this point, they're close to being passť.

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    Beards also allow you to taste lunch again later in the day.
    You're just trying to start an argument to show how smart you are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by siu blue wind View Post
    you need a turtle fur.



    you need a watch.
    fify.
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    I've had a beard since my early 20's. Not going back to clean shaven, ever.
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    Some sort of pithy irrelevant one-liner should go here.

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