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Time matters more than distance, but 1 km is a very short ride. She shouldn't have a lot of pain the next day. Either she was wearing poor clothing, the saddle shape, or bike fit are really bad for her, or she hit a bump hard, or some combination of those things. Or she doesn't really want to ride. First find out if she WANTS to ride. If she does, make sure ...


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I bought a bike last year and after a few rides, I found the saddle very painful. I resisted on riding it, assuming that I'll get used to it, but it never happened, and I was even concerned that I haven't got the right size of a bike. However I got a silicon gel saddle cover and since then the pain stopped. I didn't need cycling shorts or pants either. ...


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I always find it funny that people complain about a bike saddle hurting after one ride. If someone hadn't run in years, then went out and ran and ended up with shin splints, most people wouldn't run to the store and complain about their shoes. Physical activity that hasn't been pursued in some time will cause discomfort. I recommend everyone get a pair ...


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Was the bike from a shop and did the shop staff help with bike fit and saddle comfort? If the answer is yes, then it's a matter of building up those bottom muscles by having a similar ride every couple of days. After three or four rides she should be ok. If not, go back to the shop and seek their assistance. If you already spent money there, then fixing the ...


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I have had Ti rails break on me on a particular seat brand that i no longer use. I am a heavy mountain bike users: lots of climbs, jumps, and DH. Its not just you. I suggest the seats with Cromo rails. So far I have never had any WTB saddles break on me that have cromo rails for example. Forget the TI and Aluminum, Cromo is also better for riders 200 lbs+ ...


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I have not just had them bend I have had them fracture. I took my saddle to the shop thinking they would say "wow how did that happen" and the response I got was it happens all the time - that saddle is a few years old. Aluminum will fatigue - low end seats have a limited life. A steel or titanium seat does not suffer from fatigue (will not at nearly the ...


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Looking at the BLB Mosquito it is marketed as a "race" saddle which in the world of leather saddles seems to be short hand for narrow with the expectation that your cockpit setup has lots of handle bar drop (handle bars below saddle). Depending on the width of your sit bones, these saddles can be uncomfortable in a more upright position, as I have learned. ...


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I don't know anything specifically about this model saddle, but all leather saddles share the same group of strengths and weaknesses. Leather Saddles have a few drawbacks. They require a break in period. They require regular maintenance, more so when used in foul weather. They tend to be heavier than most current saddle designs. There are mixed reviews ...



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