No I am not getting all smutty here - more just a thing I have noticed in the past week (well about 4 times). I have recently become aware of a large proportion of 40 - 50 year old women whom seem to be cycling with their saddle so low (to the lowest it will go in fact) that I am concerned I am missing a new trend of just simply the fact that they may be stealing their children's bike and sneaking off for a quick peddle.
Now I am not going to sit here and give advice on saddle height:
- I am stupid about anything sensible relating to biking.
- Google it - it has already been written about more times than Brittany getting out of a car.
I do get the point - some people feel more comfortable riding with their saddle lower - I myself deliberately started off with my saddle fractionally lower and raised it a little once I felt more at ease on a bike - but it is only these women (and yes it is only the 40 - 50 year old women I have seen) that seem to be riding with the saddle at such a very low level - I am sure it cannot even be comfortable?
So am I missing a new style here?