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Re: Ask Any Question!
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2011, 09:34:20 PM »
I think some of the creams also have antibacterial properties.
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« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2011, 10:18:22 PM »
The only reason I don't use chamois cream on every ride is because I rain out and I'm too cheap to buy more.
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« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2011, 02:06:27 PM »
I did not use cream for years, also at the recommendation of my LBS I gave it a try; Butt Butter it helped with the over 50 mile rides.  Ran out of that and tried Assos, even better. I cannot ride without it now.  The Assos is expensive, Butt worth every penny.
 
Question for the girls. I am trying to get my wife into cycling and want it to be as comfortable as possible; is chamois cream recommended or not recommended?

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« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2011, 04:00:19 AM »
The only reason I don't use chamois cream on every ride is because I rain out and I'm too cheap to buy more.


That was very ryanf-like.

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« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2011, 04:01:21 AM »
I use Assos, sometimes DZ-Nuts...both are good, the assos stuff is marginally better. Butt'r...ugh. You might as well use toothpaste.

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« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2011, 09:56:17 AM »

Ugh toothpaste... that is not an image I needed... :wha:


Question for the girls. I am trying to get my wife into cycling and want it to be as comfortable as possible; is chamois cream recommended or not recommended?


I think more than chamois cream or not to chamois cream, finding a saddle that works for your wife is going to be key. In 2009 I bought a women specific bike with a women specific saddle on it. The saddle was wide ... I couldn't even make it around the block on that saddle - chamois cream would have done nothing to help. Some shops will let you take a saddle home to try for a bit before making a final decision.  Saddle and bike fit... and ... there are so many factors...