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Old 12-27-11, 01:51 PM
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Pictures of your hands

I've been fussing with my bars/hoods so much in the past couple of weeks (nothing better to do in the winter) that I've completely forgotten how my bars/hoods should feel.

Anyone want to take some pictures showing the angle of their wrists on the hoods or in the drops? Also, anyone want to take some pictures showing improper hand posture?
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Originally Posted by ruindd
I've been fussing with my bars/hoods so much in the past couple of weeks (nothing better to do in the winter) that I've completely forgotten how my bars/hoods should feel.

Anyone want to take some pictures showing the angle of their wrists on the hoods or in the drops?
Also, anyone want to take some pictures showing improper hand posture?
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Best cycling photo ever, cigarette and all!
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Rule #63 / Point in the direction you’re turning.

Signal a left turn by pointing your left arm to the left. To signal a right turn, simply point with your right arm to the right. This one is, presumably, mostly for Americans: that right-turn signal that Americans are taught to make with your left arm elbow-out and your forearm pointing upwards was developed for motor-vehicles prior to the invention of the electric turn signal since it was rather difficult to reach from the driver-side all the way out the passenger-side window to signal a right turn. On a bicycle, however, we don’t have this limitation and it is actually quite easy to point your right arm in the direction you are turning. The American right-turn signal just makes you look like you’re waving “hello” to traffic.
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Seattle Forrest, Calimarichris, the op clearly was asking about hand position while on the bike. You are not being helpful. Let's get with the program, capisce?
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The last fitter I went to said when your hands are on the hoods, check your wrists. They should be straight, not bent. Like you were shaking hands with the bike.
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This sure is a handy thread!
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