pwa wrote:Part of the solution is to get off and have a stroll every so often.
I definitely find that stopping for a brew now & then really helps.
tatanab wrote:131 miles in 5.75 hours, that's 24mph, a good racing effort. Several mph faster than I ever managed at that sort of distance back in the 70s. Even when racing I would spend a fair time on the tops and hoods. It was some years later that I had a spell of neck pain, and I can certainly recall hunched shoulders as mentioned above. This was always brought on by riding harder and longer than I was accustomed to at that time.samsbike wrote:It was the longest I have been on a bike in one sitting, approximately 5 and 4.5hrs.
HarryD wrote:1. Happens to us all. If the saddle is the right fit then as you do more long rides you will adapt and the soreness should lessen. Alternatively try Vaseline or chamois cream on the 'sore' spots before you set off
bainbridge wrote:I've no idea why this helped because I wasn't doing neck exercises!
simonhill wrote:so can you do it again tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow!