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Bike Saddle pain after 5 months

Old 09-14-13, 07:56 PM
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Bike Saddle pain after 5 months

After 5 months of riding my bike saddle has started to nearly give me a rush on my right side. It's been comfortable for the last 5 months but now i'm experiencing soreness on my right groin. I've used same shorts (Sugoi RC) and do use cream. I use Idamo typhoon saddle.
Anyone experienced this?
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Old 09-14-13, 08:39 PM
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Hernia? Saddles cause chaffing, but I've never heard of one causing groin pain. I've never had a hernia, but my father had one he mistook for a pulled groin muscle that just wouldn't heal.

The alternative explanation is your weird noseless saddle (Adamo Typhoon) is causing you to compensate in weird ways. The nose of the saddle is there for a reason; cut it off and you lose a lot of control over your bike.
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Switch to a different saddle to see if the pain is repeatable. If it is it may be more than the saddle. If the pain goes away it is the saddle...whew...
It is just a saddle and I've found that they can cause pain/discomfort as they become older...not true in every case or saddle but it can and does happen.
Keep us informed...
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Do you have a saddle sore? It can be open but often is like a tender lump under the skin, sort of like a deep zit.
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