shaving legs

Peter Sagan ‘kicking in some holy houses’ by not shaving his legs. Does the peloton care?

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 …


To Shave Or Not To Shave?

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.


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