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Postby ftssjk » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:02 am

do any of you guys suffer from low sperm count or low quality sperm count due to cycling?
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Postby toolonglegs » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:07 am

Nope...1st try and we had twins :D .
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Postby sli123 » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:25 am

......waiting for a Brooks saddle comment.......
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Postby toolonglegs » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:39 am

is it a bird?...is it a plane?...no it's brooks boat anchor!.
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Postby Comedian » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:02 am

Not had any problems. Having said that a lady I know told me that riding can cause a low count. Unfortunately, so can being obese like her husband. :o
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Postby Tazzy » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:32 am

ftssjk wrote:do any of you guys suffer from low sperm count or low quality sperm count due to cycling?

Even if cycling did reduce sperm count mine would still be significantly well above average. I wouldn't worry too much if you have a low count, it only takes 1 to do the job. Surely it's no skin off your nose if you have to pump more volume to achieve the desired result.
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Postby DaveOZ » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:34 am

I hope so, 2 kids is enough for me. :lol:
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Re: sperm count

Postby Oxford » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:38 am

I blame the vasectomy for my low sperm count, not the bike. Don't like to lay the blame on blameless things, my bike is innocent. :mrgreen:
I could agree with you, but then we would both be wrong.
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Re: sperm count

Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:26 am

Family GP said it's the main reason for me. Then I took up smoking again just to make damn sure. I'm paying for that now :(
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Re: sperm count

Postby familyguy » Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:53 am

Tazzy wrote:
ftssjk wrote:do any of you guys suffer from low sperm count or low quality sperm count due to cycling?

Even if cycling did reduce sperm count mine would still be significantly well above average.


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Re: sperm count

Postby Marto » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:50 am

You could always watch this video to increase your sperm count:
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eD-SABImqtI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]
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Re: sperm count

Postby licensed » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:53 am

Tazzy wrote:Surely it's no skin off your nose if you have to pump more volume to achieve the desired result.


nice haha
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Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:31 am

licensed wrote:
Tazzy wrote:Surely it's no skin off your nose if you have to pump more volume to achieve the desired result.


nice haha

Dependson whether the better half sleeps through it or not :?
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Re: sperm count

Postby Parker » Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:44 am

I hope his is a low as possible... I don't need children in my life.

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Re: sperm count

Postby Mapomatic » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:01 am

ftssjk wrote:do any of you guys suffer from low sperm count or low quality sperm count due to cycling?


How could you attribute it to cycling? Unless you did a sperm count before you took up cycling and one after, it would be impossible to know. Its more likely jocks are the culprit, after all, people wear those 16+ hours a day, as opposed to 3 hours a day cycling for amateur cyclists.
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Re: sperm count

Postby Nobody » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:06 am

sli123 wrote:......waiting for a Brooks saddle comment.......
:mrgreen:
Don't think a Brooks would help. The Brooks B17 variant saddles I have are quite hard on the nose. Might be harder than many other saddles actually. I'm currently trying to recover from an groin injury I sustained from the nose of the saddle. Can't even use the road bike at the moment.
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Re: sperm count

Postby Nobody » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:07 am

toolonglegs wrote:is it a bird?...is it a plane?...no it's brooks boat anchor!.
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Postby novice » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:23 am

I am convinced that cycling would impede your ability to produce children. It's very difficult to have sex on a bike :)
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Re: sperm count

Postby ftssjk » Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:10 am

novice wrote:I am convinced that cycling would impede your ability to produce children. It's very difficult to have sex on a bike :)


difficult..
but not impossible
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Re: sperm count

Postby InTheWoods » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:57 pm

I think heat is bad for the swimmers, not sure why cycling itself would be though. I cycle commute every day, apart from some breaks for 14 years, and have 2 kids from only *3* tries :shock: I won't go into why in some ways that can be a little disappointing...
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Postby HappyHumber » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:00 pm

Can't say I've ever gone to the trouble of counting...
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Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:40 pm

Inwood wrote:I think heat is bad for the swimmers, not sure why cycling itself would be though. I cycle commute every day, apart from some breaks for 14 years, and have 2 kids from only *3* tries :shock: I won't go into why in some ways that can be a little disappointing...

So at least one of your kids is a disapointment? Poor thing
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Re: sperm count

Postby InTheWoods » Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:11 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:So at least one of your kids is a disapointment? Poor thing


? I think you misunderstand, its a joke. Its not like trying to make a baby is a exactly a hardship, so success on the first try (while a very happy thing) also means you miss out on trying some more. My kids are in no way a disappointment.
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Re: sperm count

Postby foo on patrol » Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:12 pm

Old wives tale. :wink:

I was a competitive cyclist for 13yrs and had no problems but I didn't wear jocks from the age of 25 and still don't. :mrgreen:
Heat is the enemy of those little round things for being healthy. :|

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Re: sperm count

Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:31 pm

Inwood wrote:
The 2nd Womble wrote:So at least one of your kids is a disapointment? Poor thing


? I think you misunderstand, its a joke. Its not like trying to make a baby is a exactly a hardship, so success on the first try (while a very happy thing) also means you miss out on trying some more. My kids are in no way a disappointment.

Bugger. I was trying to build a feeble arguement for the wife
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