Cycling is probably the only medium of travelling that was popular at the time of our forefathers and is equally popular today as well. Till today, it is the hottest sport in almost every corner on the world. With growing emphasis on using eco-friendly means of communication as well as with growing awareness regarding physical fitness among people, the usage of cycle is at an all time high.
If you are one of those people who spend a considerable amount of time cycling to your work or to perform daily chores, you must be familiar with the uncomfortable feeling that cycling to long distances can cause. You would have surely felt the irritation when your cycle passes through bumpy roadways. Not only while cycling on rough patches, but when you are traveling extended length even in a smooth road, you can felt irritation from the seat of your bicycle itself.
To get relief from all these unpleasant experiences, using a pair of padded shorts is a good idea. Padded shorts are meant to act as a foamed layer between your lower body and the seat of the cycle to reduce the stage of discomfort.
Nowadays, with increase in the popularity of adventure sports and mountain biking, the demands for padded shorts have increased significantly. As a result of this various protective gear manufacturers have also ventured into production of improved design of padded shorts. These padded shorts are extremely lightweight and thin and are easily wearable underneath your regular trousers.
All the protection line companies have their own online stores as well as there are many online resellers that sell padded shorts. Once you have ordered and received your padded shorts you need to take care of certain points to get full benefits out of it. First of all ensure that all the areas of your padded shorts are in position.
If the gel and the padding are given as separate attachments, carefully follow the instructions to fix them in a right manner.
Apply sufficient amount of medicated or prickly-heat powder to allow easy sliding of shorts as well to manage sweat and moisture caused due to the thick padding of the shorts. Also ensure that the shorts have a tight fit with your body and does not move from its position.
Wearing padded shorts not only prevent the uneasiness caused while cycling for long distances, but they are also helpful in safeguarding your butt, waistline and thighs in case you met with an accident.