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Originally Posted by bldgengineer
Anyway, after about 3/4th's into the ride my right hand had some slight tingling in my fingers. This is also the had with a ganglion cyst. My doctor says that as long as the cyst doesn't interfere with everyday activity then it won't require surgery. My left hand was fine so what I'd like to know is there any kind of adjustment I should look for to help this? Also, my seat felt fine the entire length of the ride but once I got home and did some stretching, I can feel some pressure in the taint area. I know this isn't right so what kind of adjustment should I be looking for there?
Maybe none. If the bike fit before make sure it has had a full safety inspection and put miles & hours on it.
It will take time to physically adapt to cycling, aches & pains are part of the process.
Wise to limit to 25min at first, take a day off between sessions and build up time & miles.
Move your hands around in various positions, stand up and pedal a bit on every ride and keep at it.
Review fit with an experienced person when you have some rides in.
Consult your doc if that cyst is causing problems.
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