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Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Des Moines
Bikes: 1974 Huffy 3 speed
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Originally Posted by SemperFi
It also mentions a noseless bicycle seat by the name of "Easyseat"
I have been riding an EasySeat for almost a year. After trying a couple of saddles, this one surprised me in that I could ride all day and feel no pain.
The down-side is that the saddle has no nose. So the first time you ride it, it feels all wrong. I stuck with it however and noticed a couple of things: you can't get much control (ie, balance) of the bike with your legs, so this puts a little more pressure on the arms, shoulders, wrists, etc. etc. I don't really notice this until after about 40 miles...
It seems better for a more upright position, too. Works fine on my hybrid, but I recently tried it on a Bianchi Volpe and it felt all wrong, felt like I was falling off the seat. Maybe if the handlebars were higher, it would have been fine.
I am about to try a cutaway seat like the Terry, but you should know that many folks claim cutaway seats aren't very effective. I'll try it anyway, since the vendor provides a 30 day return policy.
If that doesn't work, I might either stick with my hybrid and the EasySeat or even try a 'bent.