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    I'm a roadie with legs that I keep shaved and I'm wondering if anyone has info as to how much better it would be if I let the hair grow? Will it add to the airspace inside my tights? Let me know as it's getting colder.

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    Slow Moving Vehicle Jean Beetham Smith's Avatar
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    why shave with tights?

    I thought the whole idea of shaving was for aerodynamics. If you are wearing tights there would be no aerodynamic benefit to shaving so it would just be extra hassle. I doubt that it would make your tights significantly warmer, but it's easy enough to try.

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    I've never tried shaving my lets but I've always understoon that shaving your legs is mainly a benefit if you crash because it'll keep the wound cleaner if there's no dirty hair in the way.
    Either way, I think it'd be warmer not shave your legs but if you find tights all itchy and stuff then keep your legs shaved I guess. I wear longohns and under cargo pants when I ride in the winter with hairy legs. Btw, yes I am a boy.

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