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so, is BB flex such a big deal?(4 posts)

so, is BB flex such a big deal?cyclopathic
Dec 8, 2003 11:27 AM
before you jump on the wagon and scream yes consider following.. it was a big deal for me at least 'till last fall.

I damaged my knees in summer of '02, and after "lets wait and maybe it'll go away" for a couple of month and then going to doctors and getting bounced ("you know you should quit cycling") end up with 8 weeks of corrective PT. Putting aside all benefits of PT /which btw put me back on bike/ one of the things initial testing showed I had a misbalance in muscle strength.

My right quad and left hamstring were ~10-15% stronger then their corresponding counterparts, making rightside downstroke stronger. Targeted exercises help to correct this problem, and guess what? Front der rub went away too..
long boring KB articlegtx
Dec 8, 2003 11:45 AM

Don't you hate it when docs tell you to quit riding? One of these days I need to find a doc who is a cyclist. ;)
I read it.. a few years backcyclopathic
Dec 8, 2003 1:03 PM
and no I don't hate it I just don't listen :o)
Not to me. I'd back off the limit screw a quarter turn. nmdzrider
Dec 8, 2003 1:29 PM