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Old 06-11-07, 11:26 AM
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Big Guy with Big "Package" problem

This is a serious qustion that I'll try and keep PG. When I ride my "package" is getting jerked around and I have to keep adjusting myself to get comfortable. What do you guys do to support yourself, especially if your on the larger side. Is there a seat made for this?
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Old 06-11-07, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Redhouse
This is a serious qustion that I'll try and keep PG. When I ride my "package" is getting jerked around and I have to keep adjusting myself to get comfortable. What do you guys do to support yourself, especially if your on the larger side. Is there a seat made for this?
are you wearing the stretchies (lycra, etc)? Getting started is always an issue, but once I get it tucked to a side, it stays there.

Compression shorts do an even better job.
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I just wear looser clothing, tight closers contrain things too much and cause them to get pushed/pulled .
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Old 06-11-07, 11:39 AM
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I wear bibs and it seems to solve the problem for me...I do get "hit" by the seat sometimes when going over really rough spots but you quickly learn to get your butt of the seat more.....
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Old 06-11-07, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Eatadonut
are you wearing the stretchies (lycra, etc)? Getting started is always an issue, but once I get it tucked to a side, it stays there.

Compression shorts do an even better job.
No, I'm just wearing boxer briefs and joggers or the nylon style joggers.
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Old 06-11-07, 11:50 AM
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No, I'm just wearing boxer briefs and joggers or the nylon style joggers.
That's why I wear the padded Spandex shorts (Bibs), among other reasons, none of which have anything to do with style!
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What are the boxer briefs made out of? If they're cotten you may find that they're stretching out enroute. I found some synthetic boxer-briefs at Wallyworld with a sculpted pouch that holds them in the right amount. Stay pretty dry too.
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What are the boxer briefs made out of? If they're cotten you may find that they're stretching out enroute. I found some synthetic boxer-briefs at Wallyworld with a sculpted pouch that holds them in the right amount. Stay pretty dry too.
There Cotton and they do stretch when you wear them and sweat. I'll have to look into those.
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Old 06-11-07, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
That's why I wear the padded Spandex shorts (Bibs), among other reasons, none of which have anything to do with style!
I might have to try those, but I'd have to wear joggers over them.
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Geesh....it's a wonder you haven't castrated yourself! There is no way I'd ride with my boys splayed out all over my Brooks leather saddle. You need to "regroup" and wear either spandex shorts or the "mountain" type shorts that have spandex underneath.....get everyone in line and snug and you'll be home free
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I just tried and like the SMP's; it seems to keep the package from traveling too far.

Don't worry, there's a non-carbon version!
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I find just wearing street clothes is the bigger problem Stuff droops lower than I like and gets caught in some kind of bind, like between my leg and the saddle. . Over the miles, it hurts.
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
That's why I wear the padded Spandex shorts (Bibs), among other reasons, none of which have anything to do with style!
+1 for padding, go for commando-style.
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Can you guys post a link for a good place to buy 3x padded shorts.
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https://www.aerotechdesigns.com

I'd suggest Bib shorts, more comfortable!
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I pull this picture out occasionally and ride on.

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Man I just spit food all over my monitor when I saw that picture...
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Originally Posted by stevesurf
I just tried and like the SMP's; it seems to keep the package from traveling too far.

Don't worry, there's a non-carbon version!
+1 on that I have an SMP PLus and it very very package friendly and comfortable
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Actually she was quite handsome in her younger days.

As for the package it can be a problem. The bibs with the padding help. I have to adjust every so often as everthing goes left even with the padding. I am still trying things out to see what works best.
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That particular picture does not help her out any at all. If I make it to her age I won't care what I look like.
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I pull this picture out occasionally and ride on.

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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe
https://www.aerotechdesigns.com

I'd suggest Bib shorts, more comfortable!
Love Aerotech bibs, have another set in the main now.
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Wear Bike Shorts.
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I read that headline and thought "man I hope the poor fellow didn't get it caught in the spokes". It was a "big package" problem afterall.

You could go for the tighty whities, they generally keep my boys in line fairly well.
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