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  • rascal


    Went out on a 47 mile road ride yesterday, and even though I know it’s hardly mega-miles it is the longest ride I’ve done for over a year. Woke up this morning and my knees are both really sore – like never before.
    I’ve been riding the Meta consistently off road but nothing like that mileage and use Shimano 540 with plenty of float. On the road bike I use Look pedals with the red Delta cleats – much less float. Is it something to do with this, or am I just getting old (42)? 😉 More importantly, is there anything I can do about it? Cheers


    Am I really the only person to get sore knees occasionally? That’s bad luck isn’t it 😕


    I had a period of upping the miles last year, and was getting knee pain after around 2 hours riding…

    Solved it by doing a load of conditioning work on the knee/leg muscles (squats etc)…

    Could be saddle height associated as well?

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    Knee pain covers a lot of ground. I’m starting treatment for pain on the outside of my left knee which has a preliminary diagnosis of ITBS or Chondromalacia patellae. So far I’m at the stage of hefty painkillers and waiting for physiotherapy. I suspect it’s quite important to get some expert advice to avoid making things worse.

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