Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Lower back pain
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05-16-10, 05:04 PM
Took a short ride today. By the 6 km mark I noticed a bit of mid to lower back pain. I wasn't even riding in the drops, but on the flats of my bars.
Have I been riding with the bars too low/saddle too high? I feel like the stroke of my leg is comfortable, and I'm not sure if I want to lower my saddle anymore. But am I right in diagnosing the root of my pain?
05-16-10, 05:06 PM
pics of your bike?
05-16-10, 07:00 PM
Make sure you aren't sitting with a straight back. If you already ride with a curved back then its possible that your bars are too close. How long have you been riding that bike with that setup? Its possible you just aren't used to it?
05-25-10, 08:45 PM
funny, i injured my lower back lifting furniture the other day...but feel relieved when riding my bike. sorry, don't mean to hijack.
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