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can you get testicular cancer from riding a bike over long period? time.

Old 08-13-20, 09:22 AM
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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
Only prostate cancer. Regular cycling helps keep you alive until you get it (if you're shooting to be an old man).
Just because this "conventional" non-expert wisdom is repeated so often, here's the actual answer.

Google "Ask the doctor: Biking and the prostate" to get a link around the paywall. (For completeness, this link takes you to a paywall: https://www.health.harvard.edu/mens-...d-the-prostate)

Even though six years old, this remains the definitive pull quote for lay people:

"However, there does not appear to be any solid evidence that bicycling worsens the symptoms of an enlarged prostate, such as urinary frequency or urgency. In addition, bicyclists are not at greater risk for future prostate problems such as prostatitis or prostate cancer. There have been reports of increased prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in men immediately after long-distance bike rides, but for most recreational bicyclists, this is not a concern."

As always, ask your OWN doctor.

(And yes, there are always recumbents.)

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Old 08-13-20, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by NewbieBlker View Post
post #3
Answer should be no
Welcome to the forum. However, I'm really curious why you want to be here if you don't have any bicycle related things to talk about?
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Old 08-13-20, 11:22 AM
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It's kinda like getting an STD off a toilet seat.... Within the realm of possibility I supose, but it'd be damned uncomfortable.
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Old 08-13-20, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by mr_bill View Post
Just because this "conventional" non-expert wisdom is repeated so often, here's the actual answer.

Google "Ask the doctor: Biking and the prostate" to get a link around the paywall. (For completeness, this link takes you to a paywall: https://www.health.harvard.edu/mens-...d-the-prostate)

Even though six years old, this remains the definitive pull quote for lay people:
Etc. But I think you're missing the point that most (all?) men will get prostate cancer if they live long enough. And riding a bike for many years can extend your lifespan until you, too, develop prostate cancer.

(And yes, there are always recumbents.)
Perhaps there's an exception to 'bike riders live longer" for recumbent cyclists?
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Old 08-13-20, 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
Perhaps there's an exception to 'bike riders live longer" for recumbent cyclists?

They also live longer, but if you ride a 'bent, and it really be called living?
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Old 08-13-20, 02:31 PM
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If you ride for 100 years you'll live a long life.
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Old 08-13-20, 02:56 PM
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Rather than the act of cycling, you’re more likely to get it from your plastic water bottles or your cycling clothes as these can contain Phthalates, Dimethylformamide, Nonylphenol ethoxylates, and Nonylphenols all of which are endocrine disrupters linked to reproductive problems and testicular cancer. Might also be responsible for why sperm counts have been decreasing for the past several decades.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands...e-adidas-reach
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Old 08-13-20, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by pdlamb View Post
Etc. But I think you're missing the point that most (all?) men will get prostate cancer if they live long enough. And riding a bike for many years can extend your lifespan until you, too, develop prostate cancer.


The number one cause of death in old men is heart failure. Your reply in a stupid thread is HAHAHAHA....

....deeply unhelpful.

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Old 08-13-20, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
They also live longer, but if you ride a 'bent, c[an]d it really be called living?
Hey! I resemble that remark!
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Old 08-14-20, 03:15 AM
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Sounds like brain damage should be the more serious concern here...
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Old 08-14-20, 06:24 AM
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Sounds like brain damage should be the more serious concern here...
Yeah, his other thread indicates he's just posting crap until he has enough to post pics of something.
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Old 08-14-20, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
They also live longer, but if you ride a 'bent, and it really be called living?
I've given my wife explicit instructions: if I ever come home with a recumbent, she is to kill me immediately.

If I come home with an e-assist bike prior to turning 70, she is merely to put me in a nursing home and divorce me.
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Old 08-14-20, 06:30 AM
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Yeah, his other thread indicates he's just posting crap until he has enough to post pics of something.
"Crap" is putting it charitably.
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Old 08-14-20, 07:11 AM
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Recently one of the mods slapped back at a budding troll by deleting his gratuitous posts and making him start over.
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Old 08-14-20, 07:35 AM
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We do that. If I wanted to get to 10 posts, I would be in here responding to comments. Not sure what's up with some people. Some of the comments in here are pretty close to direct insults, which are against forum rules.
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Old 08-14-20, 10:32 AM
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My grandfather started riding his bike ten miles per day when he was 65. He's 80 now and we don't know where the hell he is.

(apologies to E.Degeneres)
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Old 08-14-20, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
I've given my wife explicit instructions: if I ever come home with a recumbent, she is to kill me immediately.

If I come home with an e-assist bike prior to turning 70, she is merely to put me in a nursing home and divorce me.
Mr. "Honey, I have to confess. I am having an affair.
Mrs. "Don't give me that crap, you've been out buying an e-bike!"
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Old 08-14-20, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
We do that. If I wanted to get to 10 posts, I would be in here responding to comments. Not sure what's up with some people. Some of the comments in here are pretty close to direct insults, which are against forum rules.
If the mods aren't going to deal with it, then direct insults seem like a perfectly reasonable response.
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They also live longer, but if you ride a 'bent, and it really be called living?
If you live long enough, you will either get prostate cancer or ride a 'bent. Pray for the former ...
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Old 08-14-20, 08:14 PM
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If you live long enough, you will either get prostate cancer or ride a 'bent. Pray for the former ...

My luck, I'll end up with a bent prostate.
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
If the mods aren't going to deal with it, then direct insults seem like a perfectly reasonable response.
I am a moderator, and I am monitoring this thread. It doesn't violate forum guidelines. If you don't like the thread, don't read it. How hard is that?
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I am a moderator, and I am monitoring this thread. It doesn't violate forum guidelines. If you don't like the thread, don't read it. How hard is that?
I respectfully suggest that you go ahead and close this. OP has disappeared, there's nothing constructive to be added and OP's purpose in initiating it has always been suspect. JMO, thanks.
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If the mods aren't going to deal with it, then direct insults seem like a perfectly reasonable response.
Incorrect. Please leave the thread. Do not respond further in this thread.
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The OP never came back so I'm closing this now
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