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Old 07-07-20, 03:10 AM
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Lady shaver best?

of course im male

looking for best tool to shave legs and even the full body shave

minus face

would an electric lady shaver work best for all types of hair. and even doing thos "tiny" bits
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Old 07-07-20, 04:37 AM
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Originally Posted by CanadianBiker32 View Post
of course im male

looking for best tool to shave legs and even the full body shave

minus face

would an electric lady shaver work best for all types of hair. and even doing thos "tiny" bits
Noooo!!!! Get a Philips OneBlade.
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Old 07-07-20, 05:34 AM
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Given your multitude of posts related to your lower body, it's clearly an area of exceptional interest for you. I suggest you go full Brazilian. You know that's what you want. No pics, please https://www.bikeforums.net/training-nutrition/1200571-shaving-crotch-everything.html

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Old 07-07-20, 06:59 AM
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I gave up on shaving products marketed to women a looooong time ago. They're simply not as good (and sometimes not as cheap). Apparently they have to take measures to make sure our delicate delicate pink lady-skin isn't damaged by the big mean shavers, which means "good luck getting a close shave." (It's possible that has changed in the years since, but I don't feel the need to find out. Also I don't like pink.)

(Why we're expected to be completely hairless over our entire bodies but given inferior tools with which to accomplish that, I don't know.)
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Old 07-07-20, 07:23 AM
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Epilator. Still gotta get a trimmer to knock down the overgrowth but epilators work wonders for long term hair management. Warning though, it's painful at first. Just do little sections at a time and use plenty of moisturizing lotion afterwards. Might take a couple times to get all the thick hair follicles out but once you do, it'll just be the baby fine hair that grows back and an epilator cleans that up fast and painless.
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Originally Posted by CanadianBiker32 View Post
of course im male

looking for best tool to shave legs and even the full body shave

minus face

would an electric lady shaver work best for all types of hair. and even doing thos "tiny" bits
use electric trimmers
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Old 07-08-20, 05:06 PM
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Before my vasectomy, I gave the ol satchel the aerodynamic treatment.

Took me quite a while in the tub of a hotel room, since I was traveling for work. I wouldn't have been able to ride with all them pricklies, fortunately (?) my balls hurt bad enough that I had time to regrow.

I wouldn't suggest it for riding or ladies or really anything.

For legs, a once over every 4 weeks with an electric clippers is enough. Remember, smoothness helps road rash cleaning and infection. It doesn't have any effect on aerodynamics. You don't have to be polished.
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Old 07-08-20, 05:38 PM
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I donít have any tiny bits, but I save my four blade heads when they are no longer good on my Chuck Norris beard and later use them on my legs, etc.
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Old 07-09-20, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by rosefarts View Post
It doesn't have any effect on aerodynamics.
Shaved legs have a huge effect on aerodynamics with 80% of drag coming from the meat bag atop the bicycle.

You can save 60-90 seconds over 25 miles which is more than a $2000 set of carbon fiber aero wheels when you're starting with contemporary 25-30mm+ deep designs not the venerable Mavic Open Pro which was slow 20 years ago.

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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I donít have any tiny bits, but I save my four blade heads when they are no longer good on my Chuck Norris beard and later use them on my legs, etc.
you can NOT,and I mean NOT talk about a tough Chuck Norris beard and shaving you legs in the same paragraph......shame😆
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Old 07-09-20, 12:03 PM
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Bikini wax, rip it out by the roots..
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Old 07-09-20, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Drew Eckhardt View Post
Shaved legs have a huge effect on aerodynamics with 80% of drag coming from the meat bag atop the bicycle.

You can save 60-90 seconds over 25 miles which is more than a $2000 set of carbon fiber aero wheels when you're starting with contemporary 25-30mm+ deep designs not the venerable Mavic Open Pro which was slow 20 years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZnrE17Jg3I&t=2m10s
I'm genuinely surprised.
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I figured with moving and frontal area, NBD. I also (erroneously) figured hair could create a buffer of turbulent air, possibly increasing speed (golf balls, dimples, rough texture on a shark).

Get me some wax!
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Old 07-09-20, 01:14 PM
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Wait for cold weather, then ride with goose bumps. Works for golf balls, it should work for bicyclists, right?
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Shave the front leave it on the back. Acts as a sail.
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Old 07-10-20, 12:28 AM
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Norelco. I still have and occasionally use an old school cordless rotary floating head Norelco with hedge trimmer on the flip side. Works fine. Remington microscreen were good too but doesn't reach nooks and crannies quiet as easily as the Norelco.

No nicks, no cuts, no razor burn, no ingrown hairs.

When I had to shave my face daily (partly to ensure proper respirator fit) I switched between razors and electric shavers. I'd never go back to razors. Besides taking longer they're less forgiving of skin imperfections. My jaw has scars from sports injuries and even the best razor will nick the scar tissue and I'll waste time stopping the bleeding. Never a problem with good electric shavers.
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you can NOT,and I mean NOT talk about a tough Chuck Norris beard and shaving you legs in the same paragraph......shame😆
I've got chunks of guys like Chuck Norris in my stool.
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Why?
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Does this improve areo or something?
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Originally Posted by krecik View Post
Does this improve areo or something?
IMO, it looks better and feels better. Also, I take blood thinners, so if I have to cover up a cut itís nice to be bare. When I had my heart surgery they shaved my entire body below the headóexcept for my arms. Guess what they taped most of the tubes are wires to. I even keep up with maintenance as much as possible while out on tour.

Only talking about the legs though.
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IMO, it looks better and feels better. Also, I take blood thinners, so if I have to cover up a cut itís nice to be bare. When I had my heart surgery they shaved my entire body below the headóexcept for my arms. Guess what they taped most of the tubes are wires to. I even keep up with maintenance as much as possible while out on tour.

Only talking about the legs though.
Men shaving their legs is something that never ever crossed my mind even in the realm of possibility. I absolutely hate shaving and I only ever do it before job interviews. I couldn't do it, I'd feel really emasculated if I did. I can't seem to think of it as any other way than as a punishment but I'm pretty ignorant.

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Originally Posted by krecik View Post
Men shaving their legs is something that never ever crossed my mind even in the realm of possibility. I absolutely hate shaving and I only ever do it before job interviews. I couldn't do it, I'd feel really emasculated if I did. I can't seem to think of it as any other way than as a punishment but I'm pretty ignorant.

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I donít measure my male identity by the amount of hair on my legs. I do what suits me in that regard. And itís funny because I really hate shaving my face. Another point of clarification: I only shave my legs during peak cycling season in my neck of the woods.
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Originally Posted by rosefarts View Post
I'm genuinely surprised.
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I figured with moving and frontal area, NBD. I also (erroneously) figured hair could create a buffer of turbulent air, possibly increasing speed (golf balls, dimples, rough texture on a shark).

Get me some wax!
Modern textiles are even faster than shaved skin. This led to the UCI banning socks and overshoes higher than halfway between the ankle and knee, with officials enforcing compliance measuring sock height in the Tour de France.

Golf ball dimples aren't out of the question - I have a couple of allegedly wind tunnel tested skin fit aero jerseys with dimpled shoulder/arm fabric. They're faster than regular race cut jerseys, although I couldn't say what fraction of the gains come from fabric versus the painted on fit.

Non-compliant socks that appear to be 4 cm too long:


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Maybe this should be merged with OP's Riding Nekkid thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/general-c...hday-suit.html
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I donít measure my male identity by the amount of hair on my legs. I do what suits me in that regard. And itís funny because I really hate shaving my face. Another point of clarification: I only shave my legs during peak cycling season in my neck of the woods.
I don't measure it like that either and I'd never think less of someone because of it. Anyway, I'm sure blokes have valid reasons for it, I bet you cycle much more than I do, I'm not much of an enthusiast.

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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I've got chunks of guys like Chuck Norris in my stool.
Chuck Norris is just a pint sized Bill Brasky wannabe.

To Bill Brasky!
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