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Old 07-24-21, 06:13 PM
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Good video. Saddle height looks good. You are too far forward on the bike. Move the saddle back until the hand pain goes away. Leave the stem alone for new. Notice how your lower back is rounded. You don't want that. Roll your pelvis forward so that your sit-bones begin to lift off the saddle and your pubic arch begins to take more of the weight. That will straighten your lower back. Sitting further back combined with a straight back should help. When one pedals, particularly on the downstroke, you are engaging what's known as your posterior chain. That goes from your heels all the way to your shoulder blades. Thus cycling is one of the best back exercises there are, which means that you're working your back muscles and they will get sore until you get them in shape. So muscle pain is OK, but pain which doesn't go away with conditioning is not.

I think with a little adjustment you'll do fine. Nice pedaling. My bike fit primer is here: How can I fitting my bike
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