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Issue with comfort on longer rides

Old 12-01-14, 09:49 AM
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Issue with comfort on longer rides

Does anybody else have the urge to pee a lot when the weather is colder? I can't tell if it's because of the weather, or if it's because I have a less than stellar Nashbar saddle and Nashbar pants/chamois. It seems that every 45 minutes or so I have the need to go again. Looking for a new saddle and tights, but don't know which one is more important at the moment.
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Old 12-01-14, 10:01 AM
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My experience is that I do have to pee more in the cold. There is no data or reason to back this up other than I don't think I sweat as much and have more pee. LOL
As for saddle and pants, get a good saddle. You don't need good pants if you have a good saddle.
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Old 12-01-14, 10:34 AM
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Cold diuresis

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Old 12-01-14, 11:24 AM
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Just pee in your shorts while you're riding.
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Old 12-01-14, 01:42 PM
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Get the shorts with the built in catheter and extended drain tube. Just don't be the person behind a cyclist that has one.
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A friend of a friend who does ultra distances (300+ mile races) has this catheter contraption with a discharge tube that goes down his leg under his shorts, down the seat tube, across the chain stay, and drains right into the road.
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your response fits your screen name Lazyass....


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Just pee in your shorts while you're riding.
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Old 12-01-14, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlie Foxtrot View Post
Interesting. I have never noticed the need to pee more in the winter, but I'm also tend to drink less water when it's cold.
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Originally Posted by Elvo View Post
A friend of a friend who does ultra distances (300+ mile races) has this catheter contraption with a discharge tube that goes down his leg under his shorts, down the seat tube, across the chain stay, and drains right into the road.

What happens when he crashes - does it work like clipless pedals ?
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Old 12-02-14, 02:59 PM
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What happens when he crashes - does it work like clipless pedals ?
I'm guessing it's a condom catheter, but who knows. If he's crazy enough to strap a piss tube to his bike maybe he's crazy enough to go through the urethra.
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About a month ago during a century ride I saw a guy taking a piss while riding at speed. He moved to the left edge of the road, slowed just a bit and took a whiz. First time seeing that.
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About a month ago during a century ride I saw a guy taking a piss while riding at speed. He moved to the left edge of the road, slowed just a bit and took a whiz. First time seeing that.
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Originally Posted by spoiledrotten View Post
Get the shorts with the built in catheter and extended drain tube. Just don't be the person behind a cyclist that has one.
That would dwarf the almighty snot rocket.
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Originally Posted by FLvector View Post
About a month ago during a century ride I saw a guy taking a piss while riding at speed. He moved to the left edge of the road, slowed just a bit and took a whiz. First time seeing that.
Around here that would potentially put you on the sex offender registry.
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Originally Posted by FLvector View Post
About a month ago during a century ride I saw a guy taking a piss while riding at speed. He moved to the left edge of the road, slowed just a bit and took a whiz. First time seeing that.
I remember a story about Lemond, I believe, who blew diarrhea out of his butt into and out of his shorts while racing. Said it was spraying everywhere.
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I think you guys have surely convinced me that the long races/rides are not going to be in my future.
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Originally Posted by Lazyass View Post
I remember a story about Lemond, I believe, who blew diarrhea out of his butt into and out of his shorts while racing. Said it was spraying everywhere.
See... another reason to wear tighty whities under the riding shorts.. Filter the excrement a bit.
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There was the story (Urban Legend?) of the Cleveland Browns Football Fan who ran a Hose down his trouser Leg

so he could Pee on Art Modell's Grave, Posthumous Diss .. for Moving the team to Baltimore ,

but the team name was to stay in Cleveland.

Now the New Brown's Franchise Can play the old one .
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I remember a story about Lemond, I believe, who blew diarrhea out of his butt into and out of his shorts while racing. Said it was spraying everywhere.
Did he win the race?
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Did he win the race?
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I remember a story about Lemond, I believe, who blew diarrhea out of his butt into and out of his shorts while racing. Said it was spraying everywhere.
It was his first Tour. He didn't win - he got 3rd overall. Apparently it was running down his shorts.
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Did he win the race?

For example, the first year I won the Tour de France, I had diarrhea on one stage, and when they interviewed me afterwards I said; “I had the ****s” on TV.


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Originally Posted by carpediemracing View Post
It was his first Tour. He didn't win - he got 3rd overall. Apparently it was running down his shorts.
Well, that's one way to get someone off your wheel...
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Just a thought... If you're drinking the same when it's cold as when it's hot then you're going to have to urinate more often since you're not sweating as much.
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Originally Posted by Lazyass View Post
I remember a story about Lemond, I believe, who blew diarrhea out of his butt into and out of his shorts while racing. Said it was spraying everywhere.

Also happened to Tom Boonen. Bet the mechanic was not too happy.
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