Razor Burned Legs, Cyclists, and a Few Solutions

Lady parts aren’t the only sensitive skin we deal with on the bike. Anyone else have some leg/shaving issues? (Hand up!) Now, before I start this post, I’ll say that this is mostly a female-oriented issue, but I do know a few male cyclists who shave their legs and wear compression tights a lot, so…

The 2016 Christmas Wish List

It’s almost time to start holiday shopping, so I wanted to put together a wishlist for the women cyclists in your life! New, Updated Edition of “Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortable, Ride Happy” by Molly Hurford I realize there’s something sort of weird about putting your own book first on the list, but the new and improved…

Can I Ride While Pregnant? — Reader Question

Can I ride while pregnant? I’ve been hearing from a lot of friends (it seems like I’m at the age where a good chunk of women I’m close to are having babies!) about riding while pregnant. Obviously, this is a super individualized question, since some women I know were able to spin almost up until…

Diva Cup Versus Tampon: Reader Question

Are Diva Cups better than tampons for riding? In Saddle, Sore, we look at pads versus tampons, and tampons came out the clear winner. But what about other alternatives? Answered by: Esther M Yun, M.D. I don’t think there is a clear cut advantage to either. The main thing to emphasize is to not leave…