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"Cutting off the nose to save the penis!"

Old 06-28-11, 11:22 AM
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"Cutting off the nose to save the penis!"

What do you all think of this idea? A noseless saddle! I want to try one, it makes sense to me.

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/sc...l?pagewanted=1
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Old 06-28-11, 11:34 AM
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that adjustable saddle looks so comfortable. I can be outside on my bike AND sitting on a sofa. It probably weighs a million pounds, but dude, me likey.
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Old 06-28-11, 12:55 PM
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It makes a lot of sense until you sit up to take a drink or put on a jacket.
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Old 06-28-11, 12:58 PM
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I'm sensing this idea was not too well thought through for the cycling community. The nose of the saddle is there for a reason.
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Old 06-28-11, 01:11 PM
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Solution = Selle SMP.

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Old 06-28-11, 01:47 PM
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if you ride hard, you need the nose. later.
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Depends on anatomy. get your sitbone distance measured and find a saddle with the right width and a cut out that works for you. The Adamo saddles are damn comfy, and they still have a 'nose' for control. Cobb also. Selle SMP too. Trisports has a good saddle selection and you can "demo" - which is what I did.
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Originally Posted by aham23 View Post
if you ride hard, you need the nose. later.
Yes. I utilize every inch of my saddle to actually relieve stress and discomfort.
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I rock an adamo, i dunno if that's considered totally noseless, but my man parts love it, I don't get any pain, no numbness, and I have tried over 6 different saddles. best saddle for me at least
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Solution = Selle SMP.

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have fun cornering on that
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Originally Posted by Genshu View Post
What do you all think of this idea?
A) Road cycling is a pain in the ass. Deal with it.

B) With saddles like that, how the eff could Paul Sherwin say 'he's on the rivet'? There would be no rivet, which is fine (new saddles don't have a rivet) but to be on the rivet, you need a nose to the saddle.
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Get a women's Brooks saddle. Nose is a bit shorter, leather just as rock hard as the men's.

Didn't you read the HTFU sign at the door?

Who let you in here?
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Didn't like the feel of the SMP saddles, love my Fizik Arione though. Make sure your saddle is horizontal, really horizontal, makes all the difference.
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Old 06-28-11, 07:24 PM
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Didn't like the feel of the SMP saddles, love my Fizik Arione though. Make sure your saddle is horizontal, really horizontal, makes all the difference.
The roadie Brick of Death.
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Old 06-28-11, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
The roadie Brick of Death.
What is this you speak of?
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Why not combine a nose-less saddle with a lower section that you can't sit on, but that protrudes forward and touches the inner thigh, so that it provides balance? There's plenty of ideas that haven't been tried out yet.
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Why not just cut off your penis and be done with it?
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Over 300,000 of cycling. At age 78 I still don't have any saddle issues.
Maybe wait til I get older?
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Why not just cut off your penis and be done with it?
you are nuts
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does anyone else just tuck it in?
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
A) Road cycling is a pain in the ass. Deal with it.
No.

B) With saddles like that, how the eff could Paul Sherwin say 'he's on the rivet'? There would be no rivet, which is fine (new saddles don't have a rivet) but to be on the rivet, you need a nose to the saddle.
He wouldn't, and I wouldn't have to hear him explain his outdated phrase every time he makes it, and it would be glorious.

Every time someone who hasn't tried a noseless saddle ridicules them, I will be equally ignorant and imply that they lack testicular fortitude, hence their comfort on the typical anal shiv that is a road saddle.

I'd like to try one, as well as an Adamo and SMP.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
Why not just cut off your penis and be done with it?
This along with HTFU is the best advice ever.
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