Old 09-23-21, 11:52 AM
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Different saddle for trainer vs. outside?

Has anybody swapped to a different saddle for their trainer? In particular, if you ride a road-style saddle meant for an aggressive position outside, do you use a different saddle inside?

Everybody knows that sitting on the trainer is harder on your rear end than riding outside -because you don't move around as much and shift your weight, etc.

Also, I tend to be in a less aggressive position when riding the trainer - as there is no aero advantage/disadvantage. I do try to get in the drops for periods of time in order to work different
muscles and to give the core some work, but I spend much more of my time relatively upright as compared to riding outside.

I'm thinking that a more padded saddle oriented towards touring, as compared to a road saddle, might be a good idea.

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