The racers we interviewed seemed to look favorably on shaved legs. Comment below with your reason for shaving or not shaving your legs. Correctly positioned trip strips could, allegedly, save you up to five watts, which equates to around seven or eight seconds over a mile time trial. In any competition, Williams continued, there's a field of athletes attempting to read where each person ranks. Thank you for your patience. For serious road cyclists—the most vocal and particular participants in this investigation—legs are an instant identifier, said Jamie Smith, author of Roadie: Had I made the right decision?
Professional cycling's latest scandal: unshaved legs
It turned out that the test involved a fake lower leg in a miniature wind tunnel with or without hair glued onto it — hardly a definitive test, and yet it was enough to persuade most people not to bother with further tests for the next three decades. Dare I suggest that if more people followed this approach, social discourse would be in far better shape? It means that he walking around the bedroom 7 o clock looking for his gear and cycling clothes. On Your Bike How cycling could count towards a driver's licence Contains: But Thomas was lucky enough to have access to a brand-new wind tunnel in California built by one of his sponsors, Specialized Bicycles, which was specifically designed for the size and speed of bikes rather than cars. Switch to Mobile Site Night mode Sites:
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I just don't understand why you would. And after a day of cycling a self massage on smooth thighs is irresistible, according to Steve Madden of Bicycling magazine. Shaving your legs You've probably ticked every other box, you're kitted out, but there's still one thing that could make you look even more PRO. Poggy [15 posts] 5 years ago 0 likes. Easier when you crash? However, after my long lay off due to injury, one of the side issues has been sleep.
How about waist level? I tried it just to try it and see what the fuss was about. The net result was the same, something that us amateur riders can rejoice in today — smooth, sculptured legs that announce unequivocally to the curious: Shaved legs and implied fashion rules. My boyfriend enters the cottage's terrace wearing tight black lycra from top to bottom.