How to relieve numbness of fingers during long-distance riding?
Cycling lovers, do your fingers suffer from numbness and fail to bend normally after a long-distance ride, don’t they? In these cases, improper riding posture and long time grip are the ones to blame.
Here are some tips worth trying to relieve the numbness of your fingers and improve the overall riding experience.
At first, adjust the height of saddle.
If your saddle is too high, your wrist will load more weight coming from the upper part of your body, riding like this for a long time can cause serious injuries to your wrist nerve.
Therefore, choosing a good saddle is essential.
This middle hollow bicycle seat cushion ensures a comfortable riding experience and you can adjust its height as you need. But if you do not want to adjust the saddle, you can use a riser to rise up the handlebar fork stem. You can mount the riser and adjust the height of the front fork stem at ease with the included tools.
Then, add a rest handlebar.
A rest handlebar allows you to adjust your riding posture now and then, thus avoiding keeping the same posture for a long time.
This full carbon rest handlebar is durable and wear resistant, providing good protection for riders.
Next, have a break.
Stop for a break as long as your wrist suffers from soreness. No matter how energetic you are, wrists need proper relaxation.
At last, wear a pair of shock-proof cycling gloves.
This pair of Robesbon half finger cycling gloves, with silicone gel pad, provides good shock absorption, cushioning, comfortable compression for cyclists. Half-finger design not only looks cool but performs well. Wearing a pair of cycling gloves can reduce injury effectively. So if you are going to bump along the mountain road, take them with you.
In a word, long-distance riding may be an ordeal, so be always well-prepared to protect yourself from injuries.
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