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20 mile ride after raising seat post experiment...

Old 08-30-12, 10:17 PM
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20 mile ride after raising seat post experiment...

it went well. just got back from the night ride.

don't feel any pain on the back of my knee.

rode pretty much the same way i usually do on these 20 milers joyrides... mostly in the drops, 1 water bottle, a few sprints etc.

although i think i can't raise it anymore. i can feel that i only have a slight bend now and raising it more would prolly push me into locking my knee on some points of rotation.

also, i think the advise about moving the saddle a bit forward helped a lot as well.

wish i could raise by 1/2" but i'll settle for this 1/4".

anyway... im happy enough.

now where's my cool story bro? lolz
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While you may not be fully extending your knee, you should also be sure that you're not rocking your hips to reach the bottom of the stroke.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
While you may not be fully extending your knee, you should also be sure that you're not rocking your hips to reach the bottom of the stroke.
i don't feel that either... except maybe when im climbing, not sure, i think the whole bike pretty much rocks when i climb lolz
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Totally uncool story, bro.
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Totally uncool story, bro.
Lolz!
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