Not in the same shape i used to be.

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  1. RllwJoe

    RllwJoe Member

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    When I start to "feel" my hands I will often become aware that I'm tight on the grips. If I can lighten my grip on the bars and take the weight off my hands by engaging my core muscles, my hands feel good again.
     
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    Try using core muscles more and relax your upper body, including hands. It really doesn't take much muscle to work the throttle and clutch. There is a natural inclination to use hand tightness in challenging situations. Relaxation helps get through them much better. FWIW.
     
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    The Doc calls it arthralgia.
    I know about the too tight grip thing. That is easy enough to avoid if I think about it.
     

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