This Is What 15 Years Of Tour de France Cycling Can Do To Your Leg

George Hincapie leg picture

Photo: Bettini/Cycling News

George Hincapie has ridden the Tour de France 15 times and it shows.Check out what all of that intense cycling has done to the veins in his leg.

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When you add up the dozens of other long-distance cycling tours, and thousands of miles of training rides, he’s put quite a toll on his body.

This bulging of the veins could be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, but you can assume that a lifetime of riding a bike up and down mountains is not helping matters.

Hincapie, a long time teammate of Lance Armstrong, is currently in 40th place after six stages of the 2011 Tour. However, his current BMC Racing teammate, Cadel Evans, is in a virtual tie for the lead.

Photo found on Cycling News, via Buzzfeed.

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