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Numb Nutz when I drop the hammer- what gives?

Old 09-30-07, 02:52 PM
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Numb Nutz when I drop the hammer- what gives?

My junk starts to go numb when I drop the hammer for any sustained amount of time. If I am riding 20-22 mph tempo, I am usually ok, but when I start pushing the speeds +25, I start going numb down below. Slower then 25+, I can ride all day without any issues. I tend to split my time on the bike in the aero position and with my hands at the ends of my base bars. When I get the speed above 25, I tend to ride predominantly in the aero position. Additionally, my right foot goes number as well when I get above the 25+ zone.

The only thing that gets the feeling back is to stop pedaling and stretch on the bike and slow down.

What gives? Any suggestions?

For background purposes, I am on a 56cm Fuji Aloha Time Trial Bike, that was professionally fit to me about a year ago. Saddle wise, I am on an Adamo Racing Saddle. I tend to keep the straps of my shoes relatively loose because I know the first cause of foot numbness is over-tightened straps.

My theory on the foot issue is my horrible pedal stroke that has me putting more pressure on my right foot, which is my dominate foot.
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Old 09-30-07, 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Fivetenfrank View Post
My junk starts to go numb when I drop the hammer for any sustained amount of time. If I am riding 20-22 mph tempo, I am usually ok, but when I start pushing the speeds +25, I start going numb down below. Slower then 25+, I can ride all day without any issues. I tend to split my time on the bike in the aero position and with my hands at the ends of my base bars. When I get the speed above 25, I tend to ride predominantly in the aero position. Additionally, my right foot goes number as well when I get above the 25+ zone.

The only thing that gets the feeling back is to stop pedaling and stretch on the bike and slow down.

What gives?
Any suggestions?

For background purposes, I am on a 56cm Fuji Aloha Time Trial Bike, that was professionally fit to me about a year ago. Saddle wise, I am on an Adamo Racing Saddle. I tend to keep the straps of my shoes relatively loose because I know the first cause of foot numbness is over-tightened straps.

My theory on the foot issue is my horrible pedal stroke that has me putting more pressure on my right foot, which is my dominate foot.
Numb nuts, drope the hamer.
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Cutout saddle for you ball numb kids.
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