Why Your Saddle Is Dangerous

Why Your Saddle is Dangerous

"There are only two kinds of male cyclists – those who are impotent and those who will be impotent.”

Of course, Dr. Goldstein said that BEFORE we invented the revolutionary Bisaddle!

The problem isn’t you or bike riding. The problem is your saddle!

Bicycle Riding Good for Health, Bad for Sex , Fact or Fiction?

Too many active people have been advised —or have decided on their own—to give up a healthy, fun-filled sport … a sport they love with all their hearts: Bicycle riding. 

Still others have decided not to start riding bikes at all because of the reported risks of developing embarrassing or painful physical conditions: prostate problems, surgery, ED, urinary tract infections, and more.

A Study into Saddles, Comfort & Health

Watch the 3D Video which demonstrates how traditional saddles put pressure in blood vessels and nerves. 

“High pressure is exerted on the blood vessels in the genital area during cycling caused by the body weight of the sportsman. The consequence… risk of continuous impotency.Dr. Frank Sommer 

“There’s as much penis inside the body as outside … When you sit on a regular bike saddle, you’re sitting on your penis.” Dr Steven Schrader 

“Much of the biomedical community has reached a consensus about the association between erectile dysfunction and bicycle saddles— “ Cutting Off the Nose to Save the Penis” 2008 NIOSH Study

Risks of traditional saddle

Study reveals that riding or sitting on a traditional saddle for long periods of time could cause….

  • Inability for women to reach orgasm

  • Difficulty for men to get an erection

  • Double your risk of prostate cancer

Soft tissue bruising and pain

Pressure from the nose of regular bicycle seats, make an extended ride not just uncomfortable but downright damaging.

  • Regular saddles can leave you feeling sore and numb “down under”

  • There’s nothing fun about painful pressure on your genitals

  • The longer you sit or ride…the more damage you cause

Long-term consequence of pressure

A typical bike seat directs pressure against your perineum that contains the nerves and arteries to your genitals.

  • Long-term pressure can cause impotence in males

  • Women can also experience numbness and sexual dysfunction

  • Those considered overweight or obese have increased risks