- Aug 13, 2018 -
What to know before you buy a saddle?
Women:1.Pressure relief is possible with cutaway slots in the saddle.
2.Look for women-specific seats or seats designed to fit the position of your sit bones-widder seats will accommodate wider sit bones.
3.Your pelvis tends to suit further back.
4.Watch for numness and chafing, as they might be signs that you need a different type of saddle.
Men: 1.Your sit bones tends to be closer together, so chose a narrower seat.
2.Numness can lead to nerve damage.
3.Ensure padding on your saddle is not getting to compressed.
4.Chafing can lead to saddle sores if not attended to.