What to know before you buy a saddle

- 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.

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