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Old 05-01-07, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by alanbikehouston
Ride for a week or two with the high part of the bars level with the saddle, and you will notice a big improvement in crotch comfort. And, surprisingly, a firm saddle, with little or no padding, is often the most comfortable on a long ride. The soft, padded type saddles seem comfortable on a short ride, but their softness allows the sitbones to sink down into the padding, putting pressure on the crotch. A firmer saddle keeps your weight on the sitbones.
Yes, as stated every butt is different, but to be practical, I'm looking for some guidelines. And this is one new bit of info you have provided me as a guide line, thanks. I was looking into those softer saddle also, but this argument will help me avoid them, now that I know better.
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