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These Guys Are Winning Movember With Their Incredibly Debonair Handlebar Moustaches

If you've ever considered spicing up your look with a handlebar mustache, head to the U.K. and join The Handlebar Club.

Founded in 1947, the British club's only qualification is having a "hirsute appendage of the upper lip, with graspable extremities," according to its website. In addition to having some really cool and well-groomed facial hair, club members raise money for charities, mostly ones devoted to ex-servicemen and children.

Technically there are no beards allowed in The Handlebar Club, but club Secretary Steve Parsons told The Huffington Post that they are very fond of their bearded friends.

"We are not anti-beard, just pro-moustache," he said. "We are a moustache club and proud of it, the oldest in the world in fact. But we do have a lot of bearded friends and have a category of membership called Friend of the Handlebar Club, which is open to both our bearded and clean-shaven pals."

The Handlebar Club was recently photographed in London, England, just in time for Movember. If you're unfamiliar with it, Movember takes place in the month of November and asks men to grow out their moustaches for 30 days to raise awareness of men's health issues.

Check out the guys of the Handlebar Club below:

  • Handlebar Club member Andy Wakefield, sporting an English moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Andy Wakefield, sporting an English moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Allan Robinson, sporting a classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Allan Robinson, sporting a classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Mark East, sporting a classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Mark East, sporting a classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Tom Cutler, sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Tom Cutler, sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member John "The Dentist," sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member John "The Dentist," sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member John Satchell, sporting a classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member John Satchell, sporting a classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Nick Stavri, sporting a natural moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Nick Stavri, sporting a natural moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member James Dyer, sporting an English moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member James Dyer, sporting an English moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Aaron Burns, with a classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Aaron Burns, with a classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Major (retired) David Tomlinson TD, sporting a "natural partial beard."
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    Handlebar Club member Major (retired) David Tomlinson TD, sporting a "natural partial beard."
  • Handlebar Club member Glen Turner, sporting an "English, but getting close to a Dali moustache."
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    Handlebar Club member Glen Turner, sporting an "English, but getting close to a Dali moustache."
  • Handlebar Club member David Cross, sporting a waxed classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member David Cross, sporting a waxed classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Tom Carradine, sporting an English moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Tom Carradine, sporting an English moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Tariq Khan, sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Tariq Khan, sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member and British Freestyle Champion Alan Spencer, sporting a mutton chop moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member and British Freestyle Champion Alan Spencer, sporting a mutton chop moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Gary Gronnestad, with a classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Gary Gronnestad, with a classic handlebar moustache.
  • Handlebar Club member Ryan Pike, sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
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    Handlebar Club member Ryan Pike, sporting an unwaxed classic handlebar moustache.
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