needing a waz...

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by roadiewill, 23 Jun 2008.

  1. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    what do the pros do when they desperately need a widdle whilst on a race? Surely they must get this problem, seeing as they drink a fair bit and cycle for 5 hours or so without stopping? Are they just strong bladdered... :smile:

    yes..I do have too much time on my hands to think about this, but Ive finished my exams ok!
  2. Skip Madness

    Skip Madness New Member

    Well in road stages, there is usually a toilet stop organised around halfway through the stage, where everyone gets off and goes by the side of the road. If a rider needs to go at another time, sometimes they will move to the side of a quiet section of the road (usually with a team-mate or two in front of them) and sort of half cock their leg over and spray while in motion if they don't want to stop and have to chase back as much.

    I have absolutely no idea what the women do should the same situation arise.
  3. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    mostly they would just stop at the side fo the road and let it out.

    Some riders actually pull it out (the men) and do it while in the saddle although I've only ever seen it done once or twice.

    If you watch stage races you will sometimes see a huge group of riders stopping, sometimes around 30-40 riders
  4. Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    There are rules about when and where - there's a fine for doing it in view of spectators...
  5. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    I can't "cock my leg over and spray while in motion" - :smile:
  6. OP

    roadiewill New Member

    that does sound a challenge, if not very messy!
  7. CJ87

    CJ87 New Member

    I've often wondered about this when it comes to formula one, apparently those good looking millionaires just pee themselves in the car, I guess cocking your leg over whilst in motion is slightly more dignified that that!
  8. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    nelson piquet snr was notorious for it…
  9. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    Picture of Rob Hayles in action.
  10. gavintc

    gavintc Guru

    Good team work.

    But how does Nicole manage?
  11. palinurus

    palinurus Guru

    From cyclists to F1 drivers? time to open this sucker out..

    Spacesuit Wazz
  12. Peter Gilbert

    Peter Gilbert New Member

    Paula Radcliffe in last years London Marathon coped very well and very elegantly if that is possible! I have found that necessity is the mother of invention but if the need follows a good night when the senses at last say go and go you must, avoid the event in action - so uncomfortable after! Fantastic pic of Rob Hayles.
  13. OP

    roadiewill New Member

    great pic... i could/would never do that
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