pronounced "baa-lous" - a contraction of the words Butt and Callous. A term describing
the desensitization of the butt and groin that comes with sitting on a bicycle seat
periods. Without a proper ballous, cycling for long durations becomes extremely
Floyd: Man- those
guys on the Tour De France are impressive. They can ride
for hour after
hour on those
crazy hard seats!
Greg: I know, I wish I had a ballous like
that- I was riding last
weekend and after
several hours, I hurt so bad I couldn't sit anymore, but my legs were too tired to stand- It was like
some medieval torture device!