Road Bikes and Road Cycling: What Hurts, What DOESN’T, and What Gets A Bad Rap… Hard Saddles to Cycling Posture.

Great post on saddles and positioning.

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If I had a dollar for every old-timer that came up to me while I was eating lunch at my local Wendy’s, pointed at my saddle and said, “I’ll bet that hurts.”, I’d have a much nicer bike.  Well, technically I’d have my bike with much nicer parts on it…  Think my Venge with $3,500 Enve wheels and Campy Super Record 11 sp. drivetrain.  Oh, maybe the S-Works frame just for fun.  It happens, on average, once every time I eat at Wendy’s, usually two or three times.  Fortunately, I like most people enough to explain how things really work and I can understand the misunderstanding when it comes to my road bike.  Most old-timers are looking for one of those ridiculously oversized, covers your entire ass with a few inches each side to spare, saddles with eight inches of padding on them.  What they’re obviously missing is that we serious cyclists…

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