The only pain that you feel while riding should come from pushing yourself. If you’re feeling uncomfortable on your bike, try making one of these gear swaps. – By Elspeth Huyett
You might feel a bit like Goldilocks as you try to find a comfy saddle. Many cyclists end up having to try many different saddles at various angles—but when you do find one that works, it will transform your ride. Check out our guide to buying a saddle for tips and tricks to make sure you find the right one.
If your bars are the wrong width or curvature, you may have pain in your shoulders, numb hands, and trouble reaching the brakes. You want to be able to support your upper body without straining your neck and shoulders, and feel confident and in control.