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56 Post author: Qiaochu_Yuan 07 March 2013 04:33AM

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Comment author: bbleeker 11 March 2013 07:34:39PM *  6 points [-]

I put on deodorant in the morning, and I don't race, I just go ~16-17 km/h (on average, that is; faster on straight stretches, like ~20 km/h). On a normal city bike, not a racing bicycle. I might get a little sweaty sometimes, but never so much that I got smelly. (Edit: typo)

Comment author: Creutzer 12 April 2013 09:16:12AM 1 point [-]

For what it's worth, I do exactly the same thing with the same result.

Comment author: Emily 12 April 2013 10:44:27AM 0 points [-]

Ditto. Hills can add some sweatiness even if you go very slowly, if your range of gears isn't wide enough.