Cyclist Shares Photo of What a Tour de France Stage Does to Your Legs (Pic)
We all knew that cycling was hard on the legs, requiring a superhuman combination of strength and endurance. But it’s hard to quantify for non-cyclists, so we just talk about what great shape cyclists are in and move on.
It’s not gross, but it’s…it’s something. The veins are bulging the way a weightlifter’s would after pumping his guns full of lactic acid. Only this workout lasts for hours and hours, with a far more tangible goal: winning.
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Yum! Even his feet are veiny. To his credit, as messed up as his legs are, his toenails appear to be in wonderful shape. I would expect, with damage to his legs like this, that his nails would be black and dangling.
I’m sorry, I just somehow made this topic grosser.