Should I wear underwear under padded cycling shorts?

Should I wear underwear under padded cycling shorts?

Padded cycling shorts can help make your ride much more comfortable, but should you wear underwear underneath them? How to avoid and treat saddle sores 5 simple steps to cycling saddle comfort How to shave your legs for cycling The short answer is no, you do not wear underwear or knickers under padded bike shorts. The pad is designed to sit next to the skin. 3 reasons why you shouldn't wear underwear when cycling The seams of your own underwear can rub, causing painful chafing, which will be uncomfortable on long rides. This can also contribute to painful saddle sores . The shorts are designed to hug your body and keep the chamois pad in the right position while you ride The pad is designed to absorb sweat. Wearing underwear can affect how well it can do this, which in some cases can lead to a greater chance of developing ...

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