Nice Cream

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06/27/2006| 0 comments
by Max Shute, Ph.D., CTS Coach

Nice Cream

To non-cyclists, cycling culture can sometimes be quite perplexing.

help tremend
ously in preventing them fr
occurring in the first place.


Two final words: Bike Fit. N
o cham
ois cream in the w
orld will take the place
of pr
oper bike fit. Many
of us ride racing bikes which are meant t
o g
o fast first and be c
omfy second. It is this choice in bikes that can render our posteriors, as well as many
other b
ody parts, s
ore during and after a ride. If you seem prone to saddle soreness or saddle sores, get your bike fitted first before you open a tube of chamois cream. Once that fit?s dialed you should experience less soreness down in those nether regions. Then apply chamois cream to your hide as an extra insurance policy against saddle sores and discomfort.


Max Shute, Ph.D., is a Senior Coach for Carmichael Training Systems, who lives in Valdosta, Georgia. He coaches athletes training for competition in road cycling, mountain biking, triathlon, and marathon.   .To find out what CTS can do for you, visit


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