That is what the Doc said after XRays.
I just got back into cycling this year after my boys suggested that a bike ride across Iowa would be a great family vacation. So we all registered for RAGBRAI. Then I started to train; and re-confirmed that my necks and wrists did not like an upright. So I plunged and bought a recumbent trike and then started training with some vigor and sincerity. I was doing at least 100 miles a week by mid-June in preparation for RAGBRAI. I noticed a 'hot knee' on some occasions.
But on RAGBRAI, at day number 4 my left knee was really beginning to hurt. So I rode on to a EMT location and wrapped the knee. Now after 4 weeks of giving it a rest, I want to get back on the bike and ride again and prepare again for the same event next year.
All that to ask: Do any of you have advice or experience with arthritis? Should I with the right therapy and exercise be able to do the long tours?
Thanks for any and all input on this matter.