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View Poll Results: is there a bald patch on your calves where your rolled up pants sit?
yeah, weird! 53 49.07%
what are you talking about? 32 29.63%
shaved 23 21.30%
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Old 03-09-06, 08:58 AM   #1
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well?
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Old 03-09-06, 09:01 AM   #2
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mine are shaved...
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Old 03-09-06, 09:03 AM   #3
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hmm...i can't edit the poll to add that option, can i?
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Old 03-09-06, 09:04 AM   #4
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I blame my long undies.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:05 AM   #5
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I don't roll my pants, my jeans won't even roll past my calves, and I've had a bald patch on the back of my calves since... well probably about as long as I've had hair on my legs.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:08 AM   #6
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your pants can rub your hair off. it's not that odd.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:13 AM   #7
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mine are shaved...
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and even when they weren't I have been wearing tights under my rolled jeans since October.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:26 AM   #8
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hmm...i can't edit the poll to add that option, can i?

I can.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:26 AM   #9
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spent the summer with both legs rolled past the calf and no problems
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Old 03-09-06, 09:28 AM   #10
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You tight pants wearing hipsters.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:32 AM   #11
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You tight pants wearing hipsters.
I wear 550s I just have big calves.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:38 AM   #12
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I know. We've been over this before.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:42 AM   #13
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I never could figure out what the hell caused this. I don't know why I never made the connection.

Oh, yeah, probably 'cause I'm an idiot.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:47 AM   #14
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the hair rubs off the top of my thighs. i guess it's b/c of my tight hipster pants.
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Old 03-09-06, 09:52 AM   #15
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i wear bike shorts under my pants everyday for 10+ hours for work n such, and then not taking them off afterwards when hanging out etc... and my hair on my bum and upper thigh is non existant now.
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i wear bike shorts under my pants everyday for 10+ hours for work n such, and then not taking them off afterwards when hanging out etc... and my hair on my bum and upper thigh is non existant now.
OK... THAT was more info than I needed...
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Old 03-09-06, 10:31 AM   #17
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tops of the knees as well.
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Old 03-09-06, 10:45 AM   #18
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Nope. I've never worn long pants while cycling.
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Old 03-09-06, 11:24 AM   #20
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Old 03-09-06, 11:32 AM   #21
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I have two bald spots. One is from a third degree burn, backed into a low BBQ grill, and the other is from a poor drop in off of a brick ledge. I raked ny shin down the brick and peeled a couple of layers of meat off, no more hair growth. But I shave them anyway.
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Old 03-09-06, 11:57 AM   #22
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mine are shaved...
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well, waxed actually
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My legs get kind of dry and itchy in the winter so I just attribute the bald patch to scratching all the hair off.
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back of my calves and top of my thighs feel like a stubbly face, i think its mostly attributed to skating but now that i think about it biking probably isnt helping either.
oh well
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Old 03-09-06, 12:27 PM   #25
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Thank god I was wondering if I was going bald in a very weird way....hehe I kinda figured it was due to rubbage on my jeans since it is at the widest part of my calf...but still thought it was weird.
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