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The Belgian Beard Ban – Cyclists and Their Hair

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In a move that will the ruffle the facial feathers of hipsters everywhere, riders with beards have been banned from a Belgian team. ‘Snot and leftovers’ were cited as the reason for this controversial move by Walter Planckaert, leader of Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise. A former professional road racer himself, he claims he is taking this measure to […]