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Old 02-12-13, 10:07 PM   #1
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Hi, I'm Robbie.

I am riding bike more and more often and I was wondering if it was a good idea to shave my legs...
What do you guys think? Is it any good for the perf? Or it is just a big mistake?

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Old 02-13-13, 02:36 AM   #2
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Cheers Robbie, welcome to Bike Forums.

I usually shave parts of skin too while I'm at it, to get more aero and weight advantage for my bike commuting.

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Old 02-13-13, 08:09 AM   #3
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[QUOTE=Juha;15268100…to get more aero…[/QUOTE]

…I've always thought the reason for leg-shaving was to make treating road-rash easier (from the POV of reducing infection, and easing removal of dressings!)

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Old 02-13-13, 10:10 AM   #4
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I depends on how serious you are at being an elite level rider. I personally have given up that thought.

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Old 02-13-13, 11:19 AM   #6
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Hi, I'm Robbie.

I am riding bike more and more often and I was wondering if it was a good idea to shave my legs...
What do you guys think? Is it any good for the perf? Or it is just a big mistake?

See you everybody

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Old 02-14-13, 05:12 PM   #7
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Old 02-15-13, 11:26 AM   #8
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You need to shave your head, too.
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Old 02-15-13, 05:00 PM   #9
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You don't have to do any of that !!!Just put on a pair of pantyhose that'll take care of any friction or drag that might slow you down then when ur finished you just take them off and you conserve all ur manly hair!!!thats what I do and I can maintian a constant 27.5 miles anhour,,,,thats right
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