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Advice on shaving

Old 06-11-20, 02:15 PM
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Advice on shaving

Don't shave the hair on your buttocks. It will make it more vulnerable to friction from your shorts and saddle, and you'll get saddle sores even with the help of chamois cream. I made the mistake of doing this the last time I shaved my legs. Why? Personal reasons, but mainly stupidity. Now I am suffering from saddles sores which I never had in my entire 27 years of cycling. Trust me.....don't do it.
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Old 06-11-20, 02:58 PM
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Old 06-11-20, 03:24 PM
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Please... No pics.
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Old 06-11-20, 04:14 PM
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I've taken to using a beard trimmer at the lowest setting to reduce the forest so the hairs that were decently short 40 years ago don't get pulled when I ride. Helps a lot.
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Old 06-11-20, 04:22 PM
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Thanks for the advice.
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Old 06-11-20, 04:39 PM
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I wonder if this will turn into another Manscaping thread? Those can get tiresome.
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Old 06-11-20, 05:04 PM
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Forest Gump didn’t have any hair on his but-tox.
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Old 06-11-20, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Forest Gump didn’t have any hair on his but-tox.
How do you know?

Were you peeking?
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Old 06-11-20, 05:51 PM
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Old 06-11-20, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post
How do you know?

Were you peeking?
Guess you missed the part of the film where he pulls his pants down to show the president his million dollar wound.
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Old 06-11-20, 06:45 PM
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And just like that there's a thread on shaving......that's all I got to say about that
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Old 06-12-20, 02:37 AM
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A hairy butt provides better cushioning on the saddle, and a nice visual for motorists when you moon them. It also allows one to add-in "hairy" when telling people what they can kiss.
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Old 06-12-20, 07:46 AM
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A hairy butt provides better cushioning on the saddle, and a nice visual for motorists when you moon them. It also allows one to add-in "hairy" when telling people what they can kiss.

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!” Something along those lines?
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Wax it. Like your chain.
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Old 06-12-20, 12:06 PM
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I don't shave. My face. My legs. Anything. Nor do I expect my woman to. I doubt I will gain much speed if I start. But if I do start shaving, you will know I took up drag. And the only thing that gets waxed is my chain!
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Old 06-12-20, 12:23 PM
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A little off topic but funny. Rear this thread then hit New Topics and the top thread was "Learning to Ride Again". A month ago I shaved my beard for a better mask fit. Hadn't seen or shaved my face in 20 years. Face is now different. My growth is different, plus I haven't run a razor over anything but the edges of my face in decades. I literally had to "Learn to Shave Again"! A month later, I"m starting to get good at it.

Ben
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Old 06-12-20, 01:16 PM
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LOL! Too funny.

I stopped shaving after doing it for about 20 years. I was getting lazy and I'm assuming that a dirty razor somewhere along the line resulted in these tiny red, raspberry marks in the skin on my legs that even the dermatologist couldn't figure-out. Now that I've stopped shaving for a few years, I don't see the marks any more.

That, and I freakin' hated shaving. I'm willing to sacrifice a few watts for my own sanity.
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Old 06-12-20, 05:10 PM
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I heard it will grow back thicker if you shave and in time you develop a furry monkey's butt.

Has anyone tried Anti Monkey Butt Powder?
https://www.antimonkeybutt.com/amb_products/men/
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Old 06-12-20, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by CAT7RDR View Post
I heard it will grow back thicker if you shave and in time you develop a furry monkey's butt.

Has anyone tried Anti Monkey Butt Powder?
https://www.antimonkeybutt.com/amb_products/men/
Got some from my brother several years ago - for Christmas I think - as a joke. It sits with the seal still on it. Never felt the need.
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