Aero benefits of shaving gooch hair?

My body hair trimmer comes with different length guards, 1-5 mm. Where is the point of diminishing returns? Is a clean shave with a razor the best idea?

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I’m not sure the word gooch means what you think it means…or April fools?

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And you wonder why nobody lets you into their paceline.

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Is that how she calls it?

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Assuming your gooch is covered, I don’t think you need to shave it clean.

Ooooof dont know about that like… stay away from that area.

you won’t know the limits until you try. data would be helpful. be sure to document and report back

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Gooch hair was my nickname in high school

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:rofl:

Risky click

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Ex GF requested I kept it shaved, it was worth it. I also rode bicycles. I was also at my peak fitness back then. Coincidence? N=1

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By coincidence, were you referring to “Ex GF” and “I was also at my peak fitness”?

(apologies if that was too soon)

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Yes you do get faster by losing .00000006 of a pound therefore your watts/kilogram get a nice boost :laughing:

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w/mg - lets get serious already

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I got fat, she dumped me.

“I don’t date guys with less than 5w/Kg.”

:roll_eyes:

:rofl:

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No aero benefits but aero isn’t everything

Aero isn’t only for the bike :face_with_hand_over_mouth:

Doesn’t it make your top tube look longer?

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When Specialized’s Win Tunnel team announced that shaving your legs would save you 82 seconds over 40km, I’m pretty sure they didn’t mean your third leg.

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Don’t forget to apply molten speed wax.

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