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The most painful problems that you face on a day-to-day basis

Old 06-27-22, 09:16 AM
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The most painful problems that you face on a day-to-day basis

Hi everyone,
I am really interested in what are the most painful problems that you face on a day-to-day basis as a cyclist.
Thanks,
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Old 06-27-22, 09:24 AM
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Here's a start.
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-c...-told-you.html

Next is what motorists do instead of just yelling at you.

And then there are road conditions, like potholes and rough, layer on layer of patchwork asphalt that make me lose parts or loosen fasteners and joints.
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Old 06-27-22, 09:31 AM
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I ride my bike to escape my painful problems.
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Mostly bot posts and doing homework for other members.
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Old 06-27-22, 09:34 AM
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I have chronic spinal issues that cause quite a bit of discomfort and pain. However, my most painful daily challenge is my arthritic left thumb. It affects so much every day. It is one of the reasons I have been trying out different set ups on my bikes. I have found that I really like Velo-Orange Porteur bars, and now have them on my Poprad. I ordered another one, but will have to see which bike it will wind up on. It eliminates most of the pressure put on the thumb when biking with drop bars.

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The pain that goes off in my wallet when I think of getting a new bike.
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Outside of some of the posts I read and some of the things I post, not much.

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Old 06-27-22, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Aleksa2 View Post
I am really interested in what are the most painful problems that you face on a day-to-day basis as a cyclist.
The most painful problem? Bike Forums.
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Old 06-27-22, 10:11 AM
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I really want to know why the OP really wants to know.
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Originally Posted by delbiker1 View Post
. However, my most painful daily challenge is my arthritic left thumb. It affects so much every day.
Have you tried talking to an orthopedist for interventions along the lines of Stem Cells, perhaps some type of modern cartilage/spacer injection or other therapy or procedure? Specifically not talking about Cortisone which is just a symptom treatment.
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Old 06-27-22, 10:35 AM
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Hot burning lightning bolt pain from left shoulder down to the hand. Hard to sleep. Riding is painful.
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Old 06-27-22, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
The most painful problem? Bike Forums.
i feel you on that one. I have become a bit addicted and have been trying to withdraw a bit. After all, it is self inflicted pain. I believe I need to just say no, and go cold turkey. But, I did just pay my 2 year subscription. Heaven forbid I waste that huge sum of money.
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Old 06-27-22, 10:47 AM
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Originally Posted by delbiker1 View Post
i feel you on that one. I have become a bit addicted and have been trying to withdraw a bit. After all, it is self inflicted pain. I believe I need to just say no, and go cold turkey. But, I did just pay my 2 year subscription. Heaven forbid I waste that huge sum of money.
There's a subscription to Bike Forums?
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Old 06-27-22, 10:51 AM
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There's a subscription to Bike Forums?
Yes, it opens up the super squirrel secret area. They have cookies.
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Old 06-27-22, 10:56 AM
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It's painful being so awesome.
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The pain of recumbent proselytizing on any BF thread that mentions pain.
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Old 06-27-22, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Rdmonster69 View Post
It's painful being so awesome.
Try being so sexy.
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Jumping around will cause my whole home to be painful, especially if I try to get down.
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Old 06-27-22, 11:27 AM
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The pain of recumbent proselytizing on any BF thread that mentions pain.
But OTOH bents and trikes are NOT a pain in the ass.
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Having to work to make money and dealing with staff incompetence or customer incompetence! Beyond that cycling is pretty great. I guess I wish certain bikes I owned could fit wider tires without changing the set up much and also some how it could be more upright again without changing set up. I just want magic on that front.
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Old 06-27-22, 11:38 AM
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Try being so sexy.

Yes, major plus to getting fat and ugly is that you get to wear your shirts.
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But OTOH bents and trikes are NOT a pain in the ass.
Their owners more than make up for that.
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Their owners more than make up for that.
You are in the lead for POTW!
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Originally Posted by Aleksa2 View Post
Hi everyone,
I am really interested in what are the most painful problems that you face on a day-to-day basis as a cyclist.
Thanks,
Same as it was before resuming cycling: getting out of bed in the morning.
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Old 06-27-22, 12:10 PM
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Does OP have a link to the snake oil pill that he is selling?
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