Best chamois cream: Keep saddle sores at bay with these 12 options

A selection of chamois creams
(Image credit: Will Jones)

It's not the most glamorous subject, but if you struggle with comfort on the bike then using some of the best chamois cream can really help smooth things over, especially if you're riding long distances. Below I've listed twelve different options that I've got on with, from creams to solid bars, just be very very careful not to mix it up with your embrocation!

The best chamois cream you can buy today

Will Jones
Senior Tech Writer

Will joined the Cyclingnews team as a reviews writer in 2022, having previously written for Cyclist, BikeRadar and Advntr. He’s tried his hand at most cycling disciplines, from the standard mix of road, gravel, and mountain bike, to the more unusual like bike polo and tracklocross. He’s made his own bike frames, covered tech news from the biggest races on the planet, and published countless premium galleries thanks to his excellent photographic eye. Also, given he doesn’t ever ride indoors he’s become a real expert on foul-weather riding gear. His collection of bikes is a real smorgasbord, with everything from vintage-style steel tourers through to superlight flat bar hill climb machines.