Old 12-18-04, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by velogirl
A part from the recumbent route, which comes highly recommended, be sure to check your position and your riding habits. I see people riding with straight arms, due to ignorance or poor bike fit, and I say, OUCH. Do you bend your elbows when you ride?

Good luck and get well soon!
You hit the nail on the head. I changed saddle the other day and the new one was slightly higher. As a result, my arms were straight causing pain just like the original poster. I lowered the saddle about 2 cm and the pain went almost away. It's gone now but I did not wait until it became an injury before doing something.

If lowering the saddle doesn't work, he may need to buy a smaller stem and handlebar.
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