In your mind, having shaved legs makes you feel faster. Just ask Stephen Bullard, a man who for a time wore a one-piece hot pink zebra striped suit to race in triathlons. Outdoor Activities Outdoors Camping Hiking Book A Campground Outdoor Guides Outdoors Guide Camping Guide Hiking Guide. The problem is that the aerodynamic advantage gained in this area would be so incredibly slight as to be virtually undetectable. To save your home and search preferences. Advertise My Activities Earn Money Account Access Post an Activity. Adding family members helps ACTIVE find events specific to your family's interests.
He found that leg-shaving reduced drag by 0. Log in Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? Aerodynamics is a bit of a stretch and some aerodynamically optimal level of stubble likely exists that is the most aerodynamic, because a textured surface is generally more aerodynamic than a smooth one. Just about every serious cyclist has been asked at some point, why do cyclist shave their legs?
No one wants to go anywhere near a guy with hairy legs. Story continues below advertisement. Special to The Globe and Mail. One hour and three razors later I got all the fur off.