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hairy back

Postby jules21 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:33 pm

would you shave your back? i guess this only applies if you already shave your legs. some of my back hair protrudes from my jersey collar.
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Re: hairy back

Postby MichaelB » Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:46 pm

jules21 wrote:would you shave your back? i guess this only applies if you already shave your legs. some of my back hair protrudes from my jersey collar.


Don't do either :| . Only bit that get's shaved is the face.
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Re: hairy back

Postby DaveOZ » Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:46 pm

What MichaelB said.

I hate shaving my face and usually only do it once or twice a week. Once you start shaving your back you are committed to doing it forever. If you feel you have to go there then get it waxed.

Easy for me, I'm blonde (grey now) and have no back hair.
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Re: hairy back

Postby goneriding » Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:21 pm

This thread is like a pannier thread is to CR only for Apple :)
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Re: hairy back

Postby CommuRider » Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:46 pm

:roll:

jules21 if you're single, there's your answer.

No fence dwellers on this topic. You either love 'em or hate 'em. Then again, if your cycling posse is full of gorillas then yah, won't judge you there mate.

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And one does not *shave*. One waxes the back.
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Re: hairy back

Postby rudeboy » Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:50 pm

just be aware that if you start there's no stopping it

first it's the back, then the sack and crack. :oops:


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Re: hairy back

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:52 pm

goneriding wrote:This thread is like a pannier thread is to CR only for Apple :)

So right GR, I can see Apple chiming in with "pics or it didn't happen" :mrgreen:

Full beard and as issued body hair here. Life's too short to depilate.
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Re: hairy back

Postby Eberbachl » Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:43 pm

I don't have any hair on my back, chest, or arms anyway. Only a little on the legs, and that can stay.

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Re: hairy back

Postby jules21 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:56 pm

to be honest i haven't shaved my legs for many a year, but i have shaved my neck/back as it gets hairy and i don't like it. but then i stopped. and i was bored today so i thought i'd see what reaction i got :)
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Re: hairy back

Postby mikesbytes » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:27 pm

CommuRider wrote::roll:

jules21 if you're single, there's your answer.

No fence dwellers on this topic. You either love 'em or hate 'em. Then again, if your cycling posse is full of gorillas then yah, won't judge you there mate.

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And one does not *shave*. One waxes the back.


So your pro waxing?
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Re: hairy back

Postby CommuRider » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:30 pm

Men have coarser, thicker body hair. Shaving will blunt the blades. Wax it quick. What's a bit of pain? No more painful than getting tatts.
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Re: hairy back

Postby jules21 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:40 pm

CommuRider wrote:Men have coarser, thicker body hair. Shaving will blunt the blades.

incidentally, it's not the hair that does most of the blunting of blades, it's the corrosion caused by their getting wet. i leave my shaver in oil, which prolongs its life considerably. i always found back hair to be quite easy to save off, certainly easier than facial hair.
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Re: hairy back

Postby MichaelB » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:34 am

CommuRider wrote:Men have coarser, thicker body hair. Shaving will blunt the blades. Wax it quick. What's a bit of pain? No more painful than getting tatts.


That's the second thing I'll NEVER do.

And getting ears or whatever pierced.
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hairy back

Postby Comedian » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:23 am

CommuRider wrote::roll:

And one does not *shave*. One waxes the back.

I hate to be pedantic, but I'm nowhere near flexible enough to do either. Fortunately i don't have a hairy back or I reckon I'd be off to toga class to be able to DIY
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Re: hairy back

Postby CommuRider » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:46 am

Comedian wrote:
CommuRider wrote::roll:
And one does not *shave*. One waxes the back.

I hate to be pedantic, but I'm nowhere near flexible enough to do either. Fortunately i don't have a hairy back or I reckon I'd be off to toga class to be able to DIY


This place in your part of the world charges $490 for a laser removal for the back.

http://www.nirvanaspa.com.au/services/l ... r-removal/

Lots of moolah to be made in hairy backs!
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Re: hairy back

Postby mikesbytes » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:56 pm

So commuRider, if your partner had a hairy back, would you get him to pay the $490 ?
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Re: hairy back

Postby CommuRider » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:45 pm

mikesbytes wrote:So commuRider, if your partner had a hairy back, would you get him to pay the $490 ?


This is a better option

http://www.nads.com/mens_hair_removal_strips

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Re: hairy back

Postby mikesbytes » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:16 pm

Ah, but who is going to apply and remove them?
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Re: hairy back

Postby CommuRider » Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:43 pm

mikesbytes wrote:Ah, but who is going to apply and remove them?


Who else? Lol

That's why it is better than laser.
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Re: hairy back

Postby ValleyForge » Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:24 pm

CommuRider wrote:
mikesbytes wrote:Ah, but who is going to apply and remove them?


Who else? Lol

That's why it is better than laser.


Laser is out - IPL is better. I have a cycling mate who owns a salon/spa with one and boy I can tell you IPL works! It's just a commitment that I'm not ready for. Yet.
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Re: hairy back

Postby mikesbytes » Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:08 pm

The pain isn't an issue, its over rated winging.

What is important is cost and effectiveness
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Re: hairy back

Postby gorilla monsoon » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:54 am

CommuRider wrote:Men have coarser, thicker body hair. Shaving will blunt the blades. Wax it quick. What's a bit of pain? No more painful than getting tatts.


So how many tatts have you got then if you reckon waxing is no more painful than getting ink?
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Re: hairy back

Postby CommuRider » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:42 pm

gorilla monsoon wrote:
CommuRider wrote:Men have coarser, thicker body hair. Shaving will blunt the blades. Wax it quick. What's a bit of pain? No more painful than getting tatts.


So how many tatts have you got then if you reckon waxing is no more painful than getting ink?


No tatts but have given natural birth. Aren't tatts just a series of needlepricks or acupuncture?!! Waxing's a breeze to popping out a watermelon. Have spoken to (girl) friends who have tatts (one has a massive spread on her lower spine) and waxing doesn't even enter in the conversation in the pain-o-meter. Over time waxing becomes a fortnightly/monthly routine - c'est natural. But then, girls are indoctrinated in hair removal (blame your Cleo, Cosmo, Girlfriend mags etc) from puberty so we've become accustomed to it.
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Re: hairy back

Postby ShanDog » Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:50 pm

Eberbachl wrote:I don't have any hair on my back, chest, or arms anyway. Only a little on the legs, and that can stay.

:D


Ditto. Hell I only have to shave once a week :D
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