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Old 03-24-04, 04:31 PM   #1
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Cycling in relation to erectile dysfunction

What, if any, is the corrilation? How much do you have to ride for it to be a problem? I use a performance saddle designed to eliminate it, but i just hope it works...
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Riding a bicycle does not cause erectile dysfunction, but riding a bicycle incorrectly sometimes will. The saddle is not the problem. Low handlebars are the problem. Too-low handlebars force you to lean forward onto your perineum, putting pressure in a place that cuts off blood flow to the penis. So if you get numb nuts and/or numb pecker you should look for a solution in your riding position first, then look at new saddles (brooks b.17 is a good choice).
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anyone seen those 'hammock' style saddles. It would seem they have no pressure points what so ever. Does anyone like them..
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anyone seen those 'hammock' style saddles. It would seem they have no pressure points what so ever. Does anyone like them..
They have a weight limit - something like 180-190 pounds (??).
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What, if any, is the corrilation? How much do you have to ride for it to be a problem? I use a performance saddle designed to eliminate it, but i just hope it works...
Don't worry. I'm 59 and ride all the time and have no problems at all.
My saddle? A Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow.....
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Old 03-25-04, 04:33 PM   #6
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Don't worry. I'm 59 and ride all the time and have no problems at all.
My saddle? A Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow.....
Thank you...im only 20, and i really don't want to lose my libido any time soon(or at all, for that matter)
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Since my significant other and I started riding, sex has only gotten better. Her and I both last longer and get less tired.
No dysfunction here
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i am 39, have children ages 9,5.5 and 1. in nine years, i have ridden over 25,000 miles, avg'ed > 200 days of riding per year and have 3 children right on our schedule. not only that, but i still find time to....um....be sexual. quality AND quantity.

i use a selle italia flite gel also.
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Quality AND quantity, you're an animal!
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