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Old 10-06-05, 04:56 PM   #1
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Serious Riders, Your Bicycle Seat May Affect Your Love Life

hmmm yeah, it's an article by SANDRA BLAKESLEE
A raft of new studies suggest that cyclists, particularly men, should be careful which bicycle seats they choose.
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/04/he...=5070&emc=eta1
i'm not sure how believable this is. i'm just concerned for my fellow male cyclists
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Old 10-06-05, 05:12 PM   #2
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There are already half a billion threads about this article.

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The best seat is hard and flat - make sure you rest on the butt bones, and for godsake.... put most of your damn weight on the pedals!
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If you're noticing numbness in the groin area, that might be an indication you are putting too much pressure on the nerves in that region. But it's not a problem that sneaks up on you, you should have plenty of warning. Just change your seat, position, whatever works to get of off that nerve.

I've found the softer seats to be more of a problem. I discovered that my harder seat I use now makes me perch on my "sit bones," and I don't get numbness in the groin.
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This study is presented by Dr. Schrader, I'll wait to hear from Dr Presta before forming an opinion
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The answer........................................................................Don't ride an ass hatchet.

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Originally Posted by peregrine
hmmm yeah, it's an article by SANDRA BLAKESLEE
A raft of new studies suggest that cyclists, particularly men, should be careful which bicycle seats they choose.
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/04/he...=5070&emc=eta1
i'm not sure how believable this is. i'm just concerned for my fellow male cyclists

Well hell man, for me my bicycle seat IS my love life...


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