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Similar to the other answers it would be worthwhile getting a professional to assess your current bike fit (and potential modifications that may be required). If possible I would suggest a sports physiotherapist that specializes in bike fitting. They exist, I have used one before. A physio will be best qualified for assessing how changes in position can ...


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Sounds like you'd benefit from a proper bike fit session. Its possible this might be correctable with special cleats and packers to hold the cleat on a suitable angle. You may need oversized shoes with custom-shaped innersoles too, depending on the degree of angle required. Are your legs different length? A longer+shorter crank may be required to ...


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First thing I would do is consult a LBS (local bike shop) that does quality bike fittings. There are a variety of things that can be done at minimal cost. My local shop does work on hand cycles and adaptable cycles. They have done things like install crank arms of different lengths for riders with legs of different lengths, install pedal extenders to move ...


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I'll assume that single bumps aren't the issue (hardtail MTB riders take quite big hits on flat bars), but local fatigue from riding all day on rough surfaces is. I ride flat bars with touring tyres (marathon plus 28), and like to ride trails like these when I get the chance (although my trips are shorter). Definitely padded gloves will help, but the ...


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There are some tricks that I've used to deal with manual discomfort in some longish, 3-4 hour, rides. Resting my hands on the handlebars using somewhere other than the meaty part of my palm and the crook of my thumb. I'd either tuck my pinky and pointer, or ring and middle fingers under, so that the backs of those fingers rest on the bars, or rest on the ...


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There are two things that come to mind. Grips, and gloves. Depending on whether or not you use gloves, they do make some that have gel in the palms that may help reduce vibration some if you're not already using them. Secondly you may try different types of grips, a couple worth mentioning would be the ESI grips. They're essentially made out of silicone ...



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