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djduracell

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djduracell says:

Sore knees

Any advice would be great guys, had my bike nearly a year now zzr600 1993, seem to be getting sore knees after riding for 30 minutes, I am 6ft and 12 stone, this is my first big bike after doing DAS last september, I work as a car mechanic so on my knees alot ish, I have riden with full leathers on and also textiles with jeans underneath and still have same problem, pains there for a few days. do i change bike or is there a solution? going a 800mile bike tour over 3 days in september and i'am starting to think this may not be a good idea, I hope this problem can be solved...

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jaffa90

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arryace

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arryace says:

is it you or the bike?

it depends if it's you or the bike.

you may find you just are not suited to a bike witth that riding position.

i'm 6'4" and never suffer any knee pain on a sports bike.

don't wear jeans try the textiles without them that might help.

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