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Seriously I rode last night and it was in the 60's out and my area of concern felt like it was submerged in a bag of ice water. It was smooth movement-wise but the cooling sensation was very uncomfortable.

Any other cream that doesn't make your unit feel like it's in a bag of ice?

Anybody want a slightly used jar Assos? there is about a teaspoon and a half gone, got to pay shipping though.
 

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I find the "cooling" sensation to go away in about 3 minutes. Not sure where you are going wrong. We sell 4 different types of creme at the shop. For every 10 Assos we sell, we sell maybe 1 of the other three brands combined. That number may be closer to 15, but lets just say 10 to be safe. Numbers don't lie.
 

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Just plain old vaseline works fine for me. Then again so does nothing. I don't put it on my unit though as I don't sit on the thing. What to heck are you using the stuff for?
 

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I tried it but never found worth it to use,

I have also a full pot collecting dust here.
 

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I don't know specifically where you applied the stuff, but it is not supposed to be used on your d!ck. You apply it to areas that contact the saddle where there can be chafing issues.

Vaseline? Seriously? It takes like a whole bar of soap to wash that stuff off.
 

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GerryR said:
I don't know specifically where you applied the stuff, but it is not supposed to be used on your d!ck. You apply it to areas that contact the saddle where there can be chafing issues.

Vaseline? Seriously? It takes like a whole bar of soap to wash that stuff off.
yeah seriously. I've never done a close inspection for traces of it but it seems to be totally gone after an ordinary shower.
Actually I just did a ride and used it and I haven't showered yet.......let me check......yeah it's smooth down there but it's pretty much gone (I don't use much).
 

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You realize it's not to be used in or near any orifice, right?

In cold and wet conditions diaper rash creme is my favorite, otherwise Assos (or nothing). But cold creme works pretty well too if you are on a budget.

Actually the biggest difference in saddle sores for me was when I switched to a bare carbon saddle. Drastically reduces friction between shorts and self.
 

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GerryR said:
I don't know specifically where you applied the stuff, but it is not supposed to be used on your d!ck. You apply it to areas that contact the saddle where there can be chafing issues.

Vaseline? Seriously? It takes like a whole bar of soap to wash that stuff off.
Left side between the boys and the leg, the directions on the jar say to apply it directly to your skin. It worked as far as no chaffing but it felt like me whole area was frozen.

Any suggestions on non freezing type cream? That would be helpful
 

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You realize it's not to be used in or near any orifice, right?

REALLY?!? And how would you know that...I didn't see any warnings to that effect
 

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Warnings on the label and common sense says no more than the taint area. I would not use it as lube...

The stuff works! The cooling effect is much less than DZ Nutz, maybe you are just more sensitive. I would rather have cool junk than chafing sores...
 

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I only use it on longer rides, more than a couple hours. I can see people not appreciating the benefits if they don't put a lot of miles in, don't spend a decent amount of time in the saddle or ride daily. The menthol feeling is very temporary.
 

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terzo rene said:
You realize it's not to be used in or near any orifice, right?
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Assos really should include a warning on the label to protect those who see the application process as a great opportunity for a prostate self-exam.
Settle down boys. A yearly exam is preventative. A daily exam is making excuses.
 

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i think the dznuts stuff is much better than the assos. i don't think its quite as "minty" and its has lasting power for a long ride. plus, how can you not support a company that is named DZNUTS
 

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I like the Assos.
 

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Cpk said:
Seriously I rode last night and it was in the 60's out and my area of concern felt like it was submerged in a bag of ice water. It was smooth movement-wise but the cooling sensation was very uncomfortable.

Any other cream that doesn't make your unit feel like it's in a bag of ice?

Anybody want a slightly used jar Assos? there is about a teaspoon and a half gone, got to pay shipping though.
Both Chamois BuTTR (non euro formula) and Beljum Budder work well and don't use menthol (they are also cheaper). I use Udderly Smooth and that works pretty well and is very cheap. It does contaions Parabens if that concerns you.
 

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I prefer the cooling sensation of Assos. I've been told that vaseline ruins your shorts and saddle. I used it one time on a long ride because chaffing started and I still had another 40 or 50 miles. Worked OK. I was told by a very seasoned rider who does a lot of miles, that he uses Noxzema. I've never tried it.
 

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NOXZEMA works great for me.
I apply to chamois.
No menthol, and it washes out easily, and is inexpensive...buy the generic brand.

john
 
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