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Old 05-12-21, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by headwind15 View Post
PEOPLE: Since no one here seems to want to believe me, try squirting water in your shorts (underneath) until they are soaked and ride up some hills for lets say; five miles. (in the saddle) do it let say, four times a week. Yea, it will grind your butt to death.
Sorry that you're having issues down there, but may I suggest the source of your problem may not be the sweating?

Everybody sweats, and many of us get quite soggy on rides.

I often ride long climbs that last up to two hours, and my bibs are always drenched at the summit. Even on relatively cool days.

If I sit down anywhere before descending, I leave a wet spot behind.

Even with all this sogginess, I almost never experience skin problems. My only precautions are wearing high quality bib shorts with a good chamois, and applying some Udderly Smooth chamois cream. Also, I get out of those wet bibs as soon as soon as the ride is done.
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