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Which saddle is suitable for me?

I have a question about saddles. I bought a mountain bike 2 days ago. I thought it would be better to ride a bike rather than going on a walk in these Corona days (for exercise purpose). My bike is ...
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Which are the best method to patch a gel saddle?

what are some ways to repair a gel saddle's hole? This is my problem is on this one: https://www.lidl.de/media/product/0/0/4/5/1/4/9/selle-royal-atb-trekking-sattel-show-gel-rio-mit-kantenschutz.jpg ...
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Thudbuster ST versus Gel-Padded Saddle

I just upgraded from a hybrid to a gravel bicycle (Fuji Jari 2.3). My hybrid (a 2000 Giant Cyprus) had a hydraulic suspension seat post and a generously-padded comfort gel saddle. I have a weakened ...
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Prostate-friendly Saddle and Sitting Angle

I am a 65-year-old male and every day I ride cycle for an hour for workout. Lately, I hear a lot about cycling causing inflammation of the prostate gland. And I have difficulty in complete emptying ...
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Saddle suggestions for broken pelvis

I am a female getting into serious cycling, and will be riding in a 200 kms charity race (over 2 days) in June 2017, as well as beginning to compete. In 2013, I broke my pelvis in 3 places. I broke ...
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Should I use a gel saddle or not?

My girlfriend have just bought a gel saddle for her hybrid bike. She does day trips with it (30-50 kms) and a bit of commuting. Some say this saddle is useless and she should buy bike trousers instead....
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How long does it take to get used to a hard saddle?

I recently "upgraded" to a Romin Comp Gel saddle from a soft racing saddle because my old one, while extremely comfortable on long road rides, wasn't working for the TT position I'm now practicing for ...