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Big tour starts tomorrow, and I shaved my legs!(5 posts)

Big tour starts tomorrow, and I shaved my legs!rengaracchi
Sep 19, 2002 5:44 PM
Tour de Noto starts tomorrow and I participate in it! It is a 400k endurance cycling event (not a race) that takes three days to finish. This is my first time to do anything like this in my life, and to show my enthusiasm and determination, I shaved my legs also for the first time in my life. I'm still not used to looking at my legs without hair, but it will make me one millionth of a second faster! Does anyone in this board participate in the Tour also?
re: Big tour starts tomorrow, and I shaved my legs!tremblay
Sep 19, 2002 9:10 PM
Shave your legs not to be faster, but to avoid all the pain involved with road rash. Just imagine wiping out, and having that hair stick to scabs and bandages, and the fact that leg hair makes it easier for the pavement to rip apart your skin as you skid across the road at full speed.

I don't shave to be faster, I shave because I never know when I'm going to bite it and have nasty cuts all over me.

And yes, I suppose it could make you faster, compared to some grizzly adams with hairy legs.

And besides, women LOVE men with shorn legs. A woman I was dating was at first perplexed as to why I shaved my legs, but it wasn't long before she revelled in touching a man's legs that were as smooth as hers.
Mmm, shaved legskatie1
Sep 20, 2002 2:03 PM
From the female standpoint, I find them extremely sexy. Now it looks funny and feels gross to touch someone who is hairy. Keep shaving!
You are probably slower.....burdiman
Sep 20, 2002 10:38 AM
with shaved legs. I have heard that hair acts like dimples on a golf ball and air gets trapped in the hair (and air travelling over air is faster then air over skin).
But, don't forget to shower...El Caballito
Sep 20, 2002 2:33 PM
Now that you've shed a few pounds of hair, you need to smell nice and clean for all those guys who will now be on your tail.

Good Luck and giv'em hell ;)