I don't do a lot of MTB tracks, but there's a team event coming up soon and I'm doing some flat single-track to prepare.
After two 15 km laps I have a blister on my left butt-cheek, right at the top of the leg.
I normally wear tight cycling pants with a pad made from coolmax (the orange stuff) with normal pants over the top. That is normally okay for road.
Questions: Is there a difference between padded pants for MTB vs road cycling? Why else would I be getting blisters when the same clothes on the road are fine for 80+ KM trips?
- I'm using look road clips and road shoes, mostly because I already have them.
- Its a 21" hard frame - no front or rear suspension. I suppose you'd call it a hybrid or commuter frame.
- Saddle is a relatively thinly-padded Giant brand that is mounted flat.
No, I'll not post a picture of my injury.