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Old 09-11-09, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by j3ffr3y View Post
what is your gear ratio. You probably just have the seatpost too low/high. Knees should have ~5 degree bend when leg is fully extended.
http://www.oregonlive.com/health/ind...roperly_f.html
If by 5 you mean 30...


Also watch out for people guessing when they're giving you advice on the internet. Among some of these suggestions, also stand out of the saddle when you're climbing--your knees were not built to pull up (think about it) so sitting and mashing in the pedals is going to basically pull your legs apart.
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