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Old 04-21-08, 08:14 PM   #1
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New saddle for tailbone injury

I had a tailbone injury (probably cracked) about ten years ago. To this day, it stilll gives me problems from time to time, especially on 30+ mile bike rides. Any suggestions on a saddle for my whip that might reduce or help prevent the tailbone pain?
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Old 04-21-08, 08:35 PM   #2
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i've never paid attention to tailbone position really, but i have an old vetta saddle that has a pretty deep recess in that section. maybe look around for something like that? it's probably an early 90's leather saddle.
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Old 04-21-08, 10:05 PM   #3
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geltech stuff is pretty damn comfortable
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hey, i have a similar thing. lots of pain on any moutnain bike set up where the weight falls back, especially with a backpack. i had less probs on a road and track style bikes because of better weight distribution i guess. and ow i have no probs at all with the road or track set up and a brooks saddle. i reckon tackle saddle and bike position. good luck.
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Maybe try this:
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Does a specific part of the saddle put pressure on your tailbone? I feel like all the weight and the general body position of riding a bike would bother any injury there.
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