http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/science/28tier.html Source – New York Times.
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Instructions for the Determination of the Optimal Saddle Width
We at Hobson Associates Inc, understand the concerns of avid cyclists, both commuters and competitors. Hence our investing in designing saddles for up-rite (comfort) cycling, as well as semi-erect (leaning over) type riding. Most importantly, we’re concerned with the safety and comfort of all cyclists.
Pity the poor bicycle seat. Few products in the history of sports have taken such a bum rap. Prostate problems. Numbness. Boils. Infections. Chafing. Even impotency! You name the malady and it’s likely been blamed on the pedaler’s perch, the cyclist’s throne, the bike saddle. Some criticism is justified because any reasonable person might assume […]
Matthew Schmidt bought his first mountain bike 10 years ago, and from the onset his recreational rides in the idyllic Mount Tamalpais area of California’s Marin County left him numb in his personal undercarriage, where the crotch meets the bicycle saddle. Schmidt, 42, of San Rafael, Calif., dismissed the discomfort as the price to pay […]