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Preferred chamois creams?

Old 01-04-12, 12:27 AM
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I use Enzo's.

I've used the others, I use Enzos now.
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Old 01-04-12, 12:36 AM
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Bag Balm. Put some on your bag, and everything else down there.
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Old 01-04-12, 05:45 AM
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Originally Posted by rotti View Post
Am I the only one who likes and uses vasoline? I put in 15 hour weeks in the summer and never noticed a problem. I did get sore before I began using vasoline. It works for me.
I use/d vasoline when my chamois actually was one or for very wet rides.
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Old 01-04-12, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by shovelhd View Post
Udderly Smooth udder cream. Not the chamois cream. The cow stuff.
+1 But only on 3+ hour rides, or the second day of a stage race, etc. It's cheap, that's why.

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Old 01-04-12, 06:49 AM
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I use it for long rides and for every race no matter the length.
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Old 01-04-12, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by hammy56 View Post
dont make me come up there.
Dude, cut back on the training volume, it helps with the anger issues immensely.
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Old 01-04-12, 07:07 AM
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If I cut back any more it would be hard to justify calling myself a cyclist.
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Old 01-04-12, 07:13 AM
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It's early.
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Old 01-04-12, 07:19 AM
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8:20? I've been up for hours.
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Old 01-04-12, 07:52 AM
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Make your own! I've been doing it for the last year and it's saved me a ton of money, and has near identical ingredients to the Assos creme.

1x tub of Udderly Smooth
2x tablespoons of Witch Hazel (an astringent)
1x teaspoon of Tea Tree Oil (also an astringent, but gives the cooling effect)
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Old 01-04-12, 08:16 AM
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I've used Assos, Dz, butt'r and find the assos and Dz best for longer rides.... I don't finds the butt'r is thick enough to last for 6 hours in the saddle
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Old 01-04-12, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
Dude, cut back on the training volume, it helps with the anger issues immensely.
I have been a little fussy.
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Old 01-04-12, 08:32 AM
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Originally Posted by gsteinb View Post
8:20? I've been up for hours.
Ba-doom-bum.
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Old 01-04-12, 08:38 AM
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Another vote for Enzo.



http://www.enzoscyclingproducts.com/
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Old 01-04-12, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by hammy56 View Post
I have been a little fussy.
When you start going kensuf on people, then you know your training load has been too high...
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Old 01-04-12, 10:06 AM
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Old 01-04-12, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by echappist View Post
you all need to HTFU. Never used chamois butter ever
Same here ..... except back in the prehistoric days of real leather chamois that needed to be softened after washing.
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Old 01-04-12, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by echappist View Post
you all need to HTFU. Never used chamois butter ever
You just wait.
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Old 01-04-12, 10:28 AM
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until they start giving upgrade points or prizes for most calloused taint, bragging about not using chamois cream will not cease to amaze me.
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Old 01-04-12, 10:57 AM
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I've never used this as chamois cream, but I put it on my kid's butt all the time. It looks like it'd do the trick well. http://www.blairex.com/BLButtPaste.php We generally use the one in the light green tube, but they're all similar.
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Old 01-04-12, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by CyLowe97 View Post

ditto.

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Mad Alchemy is my favorite, but it's really spendy. I like Assos too but also spendy. I have a chamois butter Euro style that I like, it's a little less pricey but I'm not a big fan of normal chamois butter. A&D and vaseline have a greasy feel I dont particularly like.
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Old 01-04-12, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by echappist View Post
you all need to HTFU. Never used chamois butter ever
Only needed for long rides. Anything over three hours for me. I'll often use it for 40+ mile rides, just to be safe. Come out here and ride Tour das Hugel without butter and see how that works out for you.
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Old 01-04-12, 12:50 PM
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I've only ever shredded my taint once but it was enough to begin using chamois cream. Now I just like using it. Unless it's really hot I don't prefer the minty stuff. The Chamois Butt'r good but their Euro Style is too strong for my sensitive bits so I keep an Assos around for when I want more spice. I don't find it has much staying power though, need to find something a bit more viscous that'll hold up to 4+ hour rides.
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Old 01-04-12, 02:11 PM
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I never used anything down there until I upgraded from a heavily used and broken in Toupe that was falling apart to a brand new Toupe of the same size. Breaking it in unfortunately also broke my bum, and saddle sores were common! Had to use it ever since.
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