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  1. alexhill109
    alexhill109 April 22, 2013 at 9:15 am · Reply

    You forgot one simple reason for not shaving your legs… you look like a girl, and men with shaved legs do not look good.

    The reason most of you Southern softies shave your legs is because you like the feel when you rub your legs together. I have never seen any of you compete in a TT, and very rarely riding for prolonged periods of time on the drops. I imagine that makes a much more significant improvement than shaving.

  2. Stuart
    Stuart April 23, 2013 at 5:23 am · Reply

    Cycling is not a lifestyle! You’re starting to sound like a journalist! Riding bikes is a fun thing to do when we’re not doing the things that matter. Whether you shave your legs or not is lost on me.

  3. Disco
    Disco April 24, 2013 at 9:28 am · Reply

    Coppi; Merckx; and Fabu. I could be mistaken here, but no one called them girls, and even though I’m no where near being pro, I think confusing me for a girl is a far stretch of the imagination.

    Stuart, I wholly agree that riding bikes is fun, but I’m sure you’ll agree that for those who choose the bicycle over a car, or public transport, this is a chosen lifestyle. As for shaving, that too is a choice. Either way, let’s keep cool and happy this summer!

  4. Ben
    Ben April 26, 2013 at 3:20 pm · Reply

    Marianne Vos shaves her legs, and she’s a girl…

  5. Ben
    Ben April 26, 2013 at 3:23 pm · Reply

    Daniel Day Lewis doesn’t shave his legs, and he’s won three Oscars.

  6. Ben
    Ben April 26, 2013 at 3:27 pm · Reply

    Three good reasons not to shave: Gorillas. Goliath. Godzilla.
    None of these has or had shaved legs, and they’re all hard as nails.
    None can ride a bike, however.

  7. Samuel L Jackson
    Samuel L Jackson April 26, 2013 at 3:35 pm · Reply

    Fundamentally, this is a ‘bacon tastes good’ connundrum, because a pig is also a filthy animal. There can be no agreement, so let it go, you hairy-as*d m*therf*kas. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7sSViDWLLg&safe=active

  8. Robert Sargent
    Robert Sargent April 26, 2013 at 3:38 pm · Reply
  9. Kojak
    Kojak April 26, 2013 at 4:58 pm · Reply

    Hello Samy! Gorilas ride bikes too!

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