Activities near you will have this indicator. Some say that lycra and unshaved legs should be avoided at all costs for this reason alone. If not, grow your hairs again. I could turn up to a ride, and ride as I felt. If you're really going all out you might even buy some new bottle cages as the free ones you got with your bike don't match the colour of your new tyres.
A nod of acknowledgment might follow. I tried it just to try it and see what the fuss was about. I decided to try it now before the weather warmed so if I wasn't keen I could keep it hidden beneath my bibtights and if I did want to keep it up, I'd be casual about it and not too self aware! This week, for the first time in six months, I was able to go for a bike ride wearing shorts instead of winter tights. From my razor, I pulled a linguine-shaped ribbon of skin and winced as much in embarrassment as I did in pain.
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Order by newest oldest recommendations. But then he and Cote realized measuring his efficiency pre- and post-shave might be a good PR stunt. Legs Aerodynamics Bikes Specizlized wind tunnel Hair. Chamois Cream Chamois cream is a personal lubricant of a non-romantic nature. Its a gnarly look to be sure, which, of course, makes it something of a badge of honor. The next time someone asks why you shave your legs, simply flex your bald calf muscles and say, "Science. Maybe if you can afford a professional job then it's the best way.
Is it simple vanity or is there an actual use to going hairless? He found that leg-shaving reduced drag by 0. The oils and wax are a physical barrier against the elements. ROB Magazine open sub categories. Facebook 0 Twitter Google 0 Likes. Business open sub categories.