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Cyclists shave their legs for three reasons: 1. To avoid any insect clings in their feet hair 2. Get a better massage 3. For a cool feel during the ride


In addition to the previously mentioned benefits, recent wind tunnel testing performed by Specialized has shown that shaved legs will save about 50 to 82 seconds over a 40km TT...certainly not an inconsequential amount. Turns out the oft-cited study from 1987 that many use to say that leg hair doesn't affect aerodynamics was performed in a miniature wind ...

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