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Old 01-02-10, 12:22 AM   #1
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what are some comfy seat?

what is the best comfortable seats out there? because the seat that came with my trek 8000 hurt between my legs under my balls.

looking to spend 30 or less.
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Old 01-03-10, 11:46 AM   #2
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Yes you are considering you have no idea how to use the search function.
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This one's pretty excellent:

Not going to be under $30 though. Luckily this, highly recommended in the other thread that's STILL ON THE FIRST PAGE, does slip under that mark.
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well i got myself a serfas saddle for 20buck from a friend and they are really comfortable.
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what is the best comfortable seats out there? because the seat that came with my trek 8000 hurt between my legs under my balls.

looking to spend 30 or less.
That area is called the taint , the more you ride the less it hurts. Also wearing padded riding undies helps. The first longer rides of the season always makes that area a little tender.
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taint, gooch, the tween, fromunda. whatever you call it make sure it's comfortable.
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I've found that the secret is to adjust the angle of the seat so that the weight is distributed just right between the butt bones, and the taint. I like the front of the saddle tipped up just enough to relieve the pressure off my bony aft, but not so much as to crush the area around my squishy bits.
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The older Bontrager saddles were really comfy..... but for some strange reason I was always motivated to stand up and hammer...

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taint, gooch, the tween, fromunda. whatever you call it make sure it's comfortable.
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I like to use WTB Rocket or Bontrager with a gell insert in the "junk pocket". A great area for savings can be the "take off" box at the LBS. I have found saddles listing for $50+ for $5 or 10$ at times. I always look when walking through a shop and snag the nice ones for my inventory of replacement parts.
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^^ Looks like our OP got self some comfy seat 2 days ago. He are good now; guess we are can stop gifting advise now.
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what is the best comfortable seats out there? because the seat that came with my trek 8000 hurt between my legs under my balls.

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exactly where did it hurt?
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A good pair of riding shorts under your baggies goes a LOOOOONG ways trust me!!
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Get a WTV Speed V and get someone to look at your fit

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...ils.php?id=848
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Old 01-06-10, 02:12 AM   #17
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^^ Looks like our OP got self some comfy seat 2 days ago. He are good now; guess we are can stop gifting advise now.
yup,friend hook me up with a 50 dollar seat for only 20bucks. downside about the seat is made for girls lol
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Try the Inline HD Mountain Bike saddle. Look at the one on my bike. It was the first thing I changed out!
http://www.inlineparts.com/component...nal-mtb-saddle
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Try the Inline HD Mountain Bike saddle. Look at the one on my bike. It was the first thing I changed out!
http://www.inlineparts.com/component...nal-mtb-saddle
That isn't a saddle, that's a sofa. For serious time in the saddle that thing is going to hurt with all that excess padding. Maybe good for short trips to the 7-11 to load up on junk food...
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Maybe so! But for an old man riding for the first time in 47 years, I'll take the sofa any day over that little plastic tube up my arse!
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Maybe so! But for an old man riding for the first time in 47 years, I'll take the sofa any day over that little plastic tube up my arse!
Just keep it in mind, your butt will probably do the informing if you start doing long rides. Try reading this article for some information on the subject http://www.jimlangley.net/crank/bicycleseats.html

FWIW I've been riding bikes for about 47 years, learned long ago big padded saddles are not the way to go...
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