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Old 05-12-09, 06:07 PM   #1
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ED, prostate, testicular problems from riding?

hello, so i just joined this forum been riding for about a year. im pretty concerned about hearing so much that guys who ride bikes have erectile dysfunction, prostate and testicular problems. ive seen a few posts here but all they mostly say is get a better seat. woundering if i should get one of those with the hole in the middle? i got my seat from a comfort bike, doesnt look sporty but it sure is wider. my question is how much truth is there to guys having these adverse effects from biking??? thanx.
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Old 05-12-09, 06:11 PM   #2
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Given the number of kids and pregnant wives I see at my races, I'd say no.
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This topic again? Short answer.....no, there is no statistical correlation. The only study really done was by a urologist and didn't have a control group of noncyclists to compare it to, so the study was flawed from the get go.
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I had that problem for years, and it was because of my weight. Nothing would help. I was finally able to lose a bunch of weight and now can ride again. I've tried several seats and have found some that work much better than others. Try a womens saddle as they are a little wider.
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