Since Peter Sagan’s first race of the 2016 season at the Tour of San Luis, there was a subtle but profound irregularity in his appearance. A hundred year old tradition had been broken while wearing the most prestigious symbol in cycling – the rainbow jersey. The tradition of cyclists shaving their legs runs so deep […]
As cyclists, almost all of us shave our legs. Why? Whenever this question comes up from non-cyclists we all know the unwritten code: Easier for massage, cleaning and healing of road rash, it saves 5 seconds over a 40km TT, so the hair doesn’t get caught when you’re riding in the BIG RING, etc.