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Old 10-10-11, 02:38 PM
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Pain near the wrist and thumb (tendon?)

There must be something wrong with my cycling, probably bike size or set up. I mentioned earlier that I'm having hip pains, maybe due to too high saddle. At the same time, I am also having pain in my left hand, in the area between thumb and wrist, near "ball of thumb", probably to do with a tendon there. This is apparently caused by resting my hand on the handlebar for too long time. When I ride, my arms are usually stretched straight (elbow not bent). Is this right or wrong? Maybe the handlebar is too far from the saddle, so that when I grasp the handlebar, much of my body weight follows to the front weighing on my hands?

(Both my hip pain and hand pain are on the left side, left-wing conspiracy?)
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