One for the men and perhaps some ladies
I waxed my Squeeze's legs for him last year
Have you seen "40-year old Virgin"?
Who did it last year...wasn't it Cat........it made him look like he had girlie legs........His legs were shaped much better than mine
I for one thought he looked sexier pre shaving and silly with shaved legs...but I'm sure some thought it looked good....
I take it that speed has nothing to do with it and its all to complete the look of elite athlete in pirate kit
Stanners... you start at the bottom and work up. It's knowing where to stop that is the dilemma... do you stop at the line of your shorts, or your swimmers, or your pants, or do you keep going. If you keep going your old man will be itchy has hell for a few days and you will wonder what the feck you have done! If you want real pain get some veet and leave it on too long.... then having passed the line of no return do you do the torso etc. It's a nightmare.
Best advice, stay hairy. Shaved legs is road cyclists bullshit in my opinion! Been there, done it, felt wrong and slightly kinky!
PSC. Nail. On. The. Head.
I don't think my OCD could cope with half a job and I'd be Duncan Goodhew before you know it. Decision made, wifey is talking nonsense and the hair stays!
It has nothing to do with hygiene. Nobody ever caught anything from not shaving their legs. If you prefer it, if you think it helps peformance (swimmers shave off all their body hair) then go for it.
The hygiene aspect is suppose to relate to the fact that if you crash on the bike, the wound is easier to clean if hairless - apparently!
They can save on oil if you have shaved legs........hairier the legs the more oil they have to use......
I don't go for the speed as I think having a fart would make you lighter and less bulk than the hair arguemnet...
road rash......how many times do you come off the bike and get road rash....and once again it just makes the job of cleaning take a little more time and attention.............but alot les time that shaving your whole body
so it boils down to if you like the baby smooth style or the hairer style..........so i think the most impoortant person in this equation is your wife
Trimmed with hair clippers is the way forward, no itchyness and when you do go for a massage you don't get the hairs ripped out, and as sufferer of road and MTB rash, I wish I had shaved my legs prior to crashing
OK, opening myself up for ridicule here, but i have done it before, in fact I have done it before each IM distance race.
It might not make a difference to your times but it feels like it does, you seem to swim quicker and ride quicker, might be all in my head but I recon if it feels quicker then why not.
I do it with the hair clippers first, then use hair removal cream like veet, then keep on top of it for week with a razor.
Mrs SA doesn't like it, she says its like sleeping with another women, how she knows this I don't know
never shaved my legs, probably never will
Stanners, I have electric camping at Outlaw, so I'm happy to bring my epilator for you to try ...
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