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I Shaved my Butt!

Old 04-26-11, 06:42 PM
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I Shaved my Butt!

Recently on long rides, I've had some butt pain. It often felt as if some hairs on my butt were being pinched or pulled. To get the pain to go away, I'd have to, for example, sit far back on the saddle and then slide forward a little. The pain would come back after a minute or two. It was a real problem.

So, as an experiment, I shaved off the hairs on my butt near my sit bones. I actually used clippers rather than a shaver. I also used a lot of butt creme before today's ride.

Today's 81 mile ride was the most comfortable ride I've had in a long time.

Is this weird, or has someone else experienced the same thing?
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Old 04-26-11, 06:51 PM
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That is way too much information.
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Old 04-26-11, 06:52 PM
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I have never tried shaving my butt, but I did once have an ingrown hair on my posterior which was a real PITA.
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Old 04-26-11, 07:05 PM
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So what. Mine got chewed at least twice last week. The hair never slowed her down.
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Old 04-26-11, 07:08 PM
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Not TMI, as I too have wondered if this may be the cause of some rashes.

Can't think of any negatives.
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Old 04-26-11, 07:09 PM
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Originally Posted by TromboneAl View Post
Recently on long rides, I've had some butt pain. It often felt as if some hairs on my butt were being pinched or pulled. To get the pain to go away, I'd have to, for example, sit far back on the saddle and then slide forward a little. The pain would come back after a minute or two. It was a real problem.

So, as an experiment, I shaved off the hairs on my butt near my sit bones. I actually used clippers rather than a shaver. I also used a lot of butt creme before today's ride.

Today's 81 mile ride was the most comfortable ride I've had in a long time.

Is this weird, or has someone else experienced the same thing?
Were you previously under the impression that shaved 'legs' stopped at you tan line?
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Old 04-26-11, 07:47 PM
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Very happy to find no pics in this thread.
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Old 04-26-11, 08:38 PM
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I'm sure wax would work much better
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New daily routine? It's going to be rough when it grows back.
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Old 04-26-11, 08:46 PM
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I did not give in and read this post...... I did not give in and read this post...... I did not give in..... I did not......
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Old 04-26-11, 09:36 PM
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Well, I guess shaving one's ass is a bit easier than plucking it!

(Hey, what do you want from me? You can see I run marinas. That means my daily life is filled with dealing with salty old sailors. Just be glad I didn't bring up shaving his balls)
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Old 04-26-11, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by billydonn View Post
I did not give in and read this post...... I did not give in and read this post...... I did not give in..... I did not......

+1

And now I need brain-bleach to clean out the image Shifty's comment has burned into my brain....
Why did I give in and read this post? Why did I give in...Why did I....I must force myself to think of puppies...or algebraic equations...Yeats poems...polishing my spokes....make it go away.......
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Old 04-26-11, 09:51 PM
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In theory it sounds like a good idea. Butt I ain't doin it!
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Old 04-26-11, 09:54 PM
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Please tell me you used your razor and not your wife's.
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Old 04-26-11, 09:58 PM
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Please tell me you used your razor and not your wife's.
Ha! Paybacks for the last mean thing she did to him!
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Old 04-26-11, 10:29 PM
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I'll admit, similar story here. It's now part of the bi-weekly routine of clippering...head, beard, chest, etc (thankfully, no need for the back!). It all gets taken down to 1/4". If I don't, everything just gets too ape-like.
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Old 04-26-11, 11:09 PM
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Must be a hairy guy, but to show your virility and immunity to pain,
get the bikini wax and rip it all out by the roots.

won't grow back as stubble then, perhaps..
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"Duh . . . he said butt. Heh, heh!" - from MTV's Beavis and Butt-Head (1993-97).
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Old 04-26-11, 11:54 PM
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Brazilian.

Word.
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Has to be done by an Afghan with an open razor, otherwise you're just wussy and the afterlife delights are not for you

Nether parts hairiness has a load of imperatives to be observed

Be advised
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I have a couple of friends that ride long distances tell be that they do indeed shave their butts in the shower. This small bit of news is a huge hammer I hold over their heads. Or if I ever revealed their names I probably would never hear the rife shot.

They tell me they never have any rash or ingrown hairs and really recommend it. What ever.
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I'm just waiting for someone to put up a link to the infamous Craigslist post!
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Can't wait to see DnvrFox's reply to this!!!
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I am not posting on this thread... I'm not posting on this thread... no how... no way... fugeddaboutit.
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