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Old 04-01-08, 06:51 PM   #1
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Going on a ride.

Hey General, So I just got back riding Spring Water trail with my roadie friend. So right now I don't "feel right". My hands and buttocks are sore, feet are pretty sore. I also don't have proper shorts, nor jersey. I was wearing some jeans, T-shirt, cycling jacket, and gloves. So can you guys help me, as a newbie, get rid of the problems above? Much thanks.
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Old 04-01-08, 07:30 PM   #2
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1) Make sure your bicycle fits.

2) Lose the jeans (but do replace them ... with something with less prominent seams).

3) Get stiff-soled shoes.
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1) Make sure your bicycle fits.

2) Lose the jeans (but do replace them ... with something with less prominent seams).

3) Get stiff-soled shoes.
+1

Especially 1 and 3
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Sambas should be a stiff sole right?
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I have no idea what Sambas are .... but, can you bend the sole at all? If you can, then the shoe does not have a stiff sole.
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Sambas should be a stiff sole right?
We don't sell Adidas. Do try a good skateboard shoe from Vans or Sketchers.
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All that and keep your elbows slightly bent when you ride. Relax your shoulders, too. Drink alot of water.
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