So recently I’ve had some chafing on my butt cheeks from the widest spot of my saddle. I can’t figure out exactly when it started but I have only introduced two new things.
Being a new handlebar, a Zipp SL-70 Aero I 38cm (narrow is aero, you know) which may have a little shorter reach that my old specialized alu bars. When getting the new bars mounted I got a 5mm spacer inserted. So my new bars are also a little higher than the old setup.
Being muscle activation drills done before workouts to get my glutes firing. Since I discovered that the didn’t seem to be very active when I’m cycling.
So I like to believe that it’s because my ass got so active that it somehow needs more space and my saddle then is too wide. But seriously? Could that be the case? Or is it more reasonable to think that it’s because of a small variation in how I sit on the bike now?
Like to hear your thoughts