'Why do cyclists shave their legs?' - you asked Google and we've got the answer

Many people - male and female - shave their legs for aesthetic reasons. But what are the cycling related arguments for hair removal?

Photo - Yuzuru Sunada

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

According to Google, there's a number of questions people have around cyclists - 'why do they wear gloves' and 'why do they jump red lights' both feature - but most importantly it seems people want to ask 'why do cyclists shave their legs'?

We'll admit that we don't 100 per cent trust Google. Perhaps its autocorrect is influenced by the amount of money shaving foam and razor brands spend on their Adwords features - but if you are looking for the answer to the question 'why do cyclists shave their legs?' then we've got it right here.

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