I gotta pee!

A light bike doesn't replace good fitness.

Moderator: Moderator Team

Post Reply
Posts: 2643
Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:09 pm

by xnavalav8r

Hey guys. Potty questions are always a bit embarassing. But after three months off the bike (while at sea) I am back into my daily commuting routine. However, I have noticed that I need to stop and urinate once or twice during my 90-minute ride. This wasn't the case a few months ago. I'm not aware of any other change in my daily routine. But, in hindsight, I seem to recall this being the case about a year ago after a similarly long break from cycling. Anyone else ever experienced this?

Is this just my body readjusting to the routine? Should I be worried?

User avatar
Posts: 1570
Joined: Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:45 pm
Location: Stockholm, The Arctic...

by PSM

You're getting older. Comes with age. How old are you?

More things can/will happen to you...

Posts: 2643
Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:09 pm

by xnavalav8r

Iḿ only 42 and all my plumbing works fine. I did a little experiment this morning and simply drank half a glass of water with breakfast instead of a full glass. No pit stop today. Maybe I was just over-hydrating...

Posts: 350
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:19 pm
Location: Denmark

by fitty4

If I feel the urge to drink within half an hour before training I need to just take very small sips otherwise I need to go sometimes every 20 minutes

Posts: 44
Joined: Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:52 pm
Location: Jersey, British Channel Islands

by NoiseBoy

Do you need to go more frequently than usual when off the bike? If so it's worth seeing a doctor.

Posts: 2643
Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:09 pm

by xnavalav8r

Nah! Off the bike everything is normal.

I've been consciously drinking less before my ride and have had no problems.

Posts: 22
Joined: Thu Oct 06, 2011 6:33 am
Location: Sunshine Coast QLD

by Foo

Do you have a coffee before the ride also? :?

So long as you have tried your best, then you should have no regrets!

Posts: 24
Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:55 pm

by myndog

peddal harder. You will swet all the pee :D

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Last post