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Male perineal positioning on common bike seats

View full-sized image Drawing of two bike seats, with and without a nose. Side-outline view of a person sitting on a bike seat, with pinched perineal nerves and blood vessels labeled.
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Description

Drawing of two bike seats, with and without a nose. Side-outline view of a person sitting on a bike seat, with pinched perineal nerves and blood vessels labeled.

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Drawing of two bike seats, with and without a nose. Side-outline view of a person sitting on a bike seat, with pinched perineal nerves and blood vessels labeled.

Caption

The straddling position on a narrow seat pinches the perineal blood vessels and nerves.

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