For all the aero weenies out there

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  1. rjcsocal

    rjcsocal Member

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    There are plenty of weenie posts out there, most of them catering to the weight weenie. Here's a video/study for the aero weenies:

    [video=youtube;DZnrE17Jg3I]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZnrE17Jg3I#t=216[/video]
     
  2. jasonmason

    jasonmason inebriate savant

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    Well crap. That's not the result I was hoping for at all. Damn it science!
     
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    I was surprised by it myself. Gonna be a lot more shaved legs out there.
     
  4. mtnbikej

    mtnbikej Well-Known Member

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    Eh......been doing for about 10 years already.

    Have my reasons other than aero aspects though.


    Bandages stick much better to skin than to hair.

    Less surfaces for ticks to grab on to.

    Easier to wipe clean after a ride.
     
  5. jcampbell

    jcampbell going Gods speed since 75

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    I felt the same way. Just rode the CX bike into work today with baggies, a button up collared jersey, flat shades, no aero round tube bike, MTB helmet, MTB shoes, and a huge backpack so I'm not doing myself any favors but 'if' I join the Dollar Shave Club I'd get here 15 seconds earlier.
     
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    Hmmmmm. Is it aero or rustling? Coz I have some rustling issues and it's not due to hair on my legs. I'm gonna test that particular theory :lol:

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  7. Mr. Beanz

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    Never considered shaving my legs but now that I know I have a better chance at impressing other riders on strava......... :p
     
  8. gigerrider

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    Iv been shaving my legs since swimming in high school, nearly ten years. Healing has been the biggest factor for keeping it on the MTB. But its nice to know that it actually makes a difference on the clock.
     
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    What if I'm using bib tights? What if I shave my head a ride without a helmet? Even better; what if I shave the whole thing and ride naked?
    I guess Gillette is gonna be happy with the results...
     

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