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    Road Buzz

    Hi
    I have just started cycling again after a few months layoff due to elbow problems and hand numbness.
    I ride only on the road and am using a mtb which gives me a nice upright postion taking some weight off my hands. The bike is fitted with a RockShox J1 fork and the tyres I use are Continental Travel Contact 26 x 1.75" . My question is whether the suspension fork will help reduce road buzz or would I be as well fitting a cromo fork such as a Kona Project 2. I typically ride between 40-60 miles on reasonable road surfaces.

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    Road buzz on big MTB tyres will not exist- but the forks will be taking a bit of pedalling effort away. Project ll's are a fantastic fork and well worth converting to.
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    Recumbent

    No neck, back or wrist pain! No numbness in the hands
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    Sandwarrior is right but if you don't want to go with a recumbent try making your bars even higher and take the waight right of your hands/arms. Sure there is more wind resistance but anything for comfort and no pain.

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