PINS AND NEEDLES IN MY FINGERS

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PINS AND NEEDLES IN MY FINGERS

Postby rabbit stew » Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:31 pm

Ive been mtb=ing for a few years, due to work i only did about 3 rides in 10 months. For the last 3 months iv been riding a road bike every day anywhere from 9km to 35km a day. the last week every time i ride my fingers are getting very pins and needly.
Anyone know what it could be from.
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by BNA » Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:39 pm

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Re: PINS AND NEEDLES IN MY FINGERS

Postby sogood » Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:39 pm

You are probably putting too much weight in your hands. Take a look at your setup. Try to bend your elbows, and gently hold the bar, not putting all your weight on the bar.
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Re: PINS AND NEEDLES IN MY FINGERS

Postby casual_cyclist » Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:49 pm

sogood wrote:You are probably putting too much weight in your hands. Take a look at your setup. Try to bend your elbows, and gently hold the bar, not putting all your weight on the bar.

Yep. I had this problem when I first started cycling. My seat was too low and too far forward. The problem resolved with a correct bike set up.
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Re: PINS AND NEEDLES IN MY FINGERS

Postby Gordonhooker » Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:23 am

Sogood is right I found the same thing when I first got back into cycling and have worked out it was incorrect setup and putting too much weight on the handlebars. all fixed now.... :)
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Re: PINS AND NEEDLES IN MY FINGERS

Postby casual_cyclist » Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:17 am

Gordonhooker wrote:Sogood is right I found the same thing when I first got back into cycling and have worked out it was incorrect setup and putting too much weight on the handlebars. all fixed now.... :)

And more comfortable to ride now too? I have found it is. :D
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