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Back and right elbow are stiff

Old 08-16-17, 07:34 PM
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Back and right elbow are stiff

Replaced my seatpost now back and elbow is stiff. Readjusted saddle but I don't want to crazy adjusting the saddle. I would like some suggestions. No problem before the seatpost replacement
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Replaced which seatpost with which seatpost?
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1. Your seat height may not be the same
2. Your Saddle height may not be the same
3. Your fore/aft position may not be the same
4. It's not the seat post, it's something different in your saddle.
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If the saddle is the same and only the seat post was changed, the new seat post is different than the old. Some seat posts have a large amount of setback which holds the saddle further back than a seat post with less setback. So your two seat posts are different and so is the saddle position. Once you get the fit straight again, measure everything carefully and record the measurements in the Park chart. Good luck.
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If you're riding for a long time in exactly the same position, especially if your position has changed, it can cause that in your elbow and back. If you have only one bike that you ride a lot, my best guess is that this is what's happened

You can try to get the bike adjusted just like before, but I think it is better to to recondition to different positions. Move around from time to time while riding, in particular changing the angles of the elbow and back. Move hand positions, even a little. I'll bet that after a week or two you'll be all right again.
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The seatpost doesn't figure into it.

But the replacement does. Most likely you moved the saddle, either height, fore/aft, or angle, or some combination of any of these.
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