Dan Craven

Dan Craven

Many cycling legends like Bradley Wiggins and Dan Craven have facial hair.

Scientific studies do reveal that a beard increases drag and slows you down. However, the change is so small that it isn’t necessary to shave. With some of the best athletes sporting long facial hair, you might find that the boost in confidence that a beard gives you outweighs the extra drag.

Image: Israel Cycling Academy blog

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