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The Cobrasnake Talks LA Bike Routes and Style for Paper

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To toast H&M's new collab with London's Brick Lane Bikes, Paper asked tastemakers from each coast to map out their favorite bike trails. One of the fashion and culture rag's LA picks was Mark Hunter aka The Cobrasnake.

In addition to offering a route that include stops at The Beverly Hills Hotel and Urth Caffé, the wacky party photographer also reveals his biking style preferences and preparations. "The most important step I take before I get ready to ride my bike is to make sure all of my clothing is tight and fitted to my body so that everyone can see my muscles flexing while I'm riding," he explains. Long rides involve sauna action and a "twenty dollar foot massage."

After all prep has been completed, Cobrasnake avoids flowing garments and pays close attention to how his pants fit in the crotch area. Read the full feature here.
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