Join Date: May 2013
Bikes: 2013 Trek FX7.4 & Verve 3 (both 22.5")
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Theory Proven True: You Do Never Forget!
As my 5yr old began to outpace my ability to jog behind him, I decided it would be easier to keep up with him on a bike of my own. I was a bit nervous as i had not even sat on a bicylce in close to 30years. Ad you know what? Apart from some early wobbles, you really do never forget how to ride a bike. I started out with a Trek Pure for 1 day, but quickly realized I wanted to bring bicycling into my weekly work out routines (43 with a 5yr old and a baby on the way: must stay in shape!). So purely based on surfing the site and a store confirmation I upgraded to the Verve 3. This allows me go slow enough to keep up with the little one, but definitely let's me work up a sweat around the park.
I have never used these forums before, but I need some help. I have a 22.5" Verve 3. At about 12miles my hands get tingly and numb. I went back to Trek and they raised the handle bars some. That didn't help, and I got sore in uncomfortable places! ;-)
I tried the Trek user guide, and there wasn't a simple cause, effect, recommendation section. May I be so bold as to ask anyone for advice on a "how to adjust" website? I bought a hybrid but already think that's a mistake as I'm about road commuting and riding (at least so far) on paved parks. Thanks in advance!