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rachelroo2010-05-02 10:10:38 +0000 #1
Hi all,

I decided to get back to spinning class yesterday. I used to go a few times a week, but work got crazy during the holidays... Anyway I had this awful pain in my left knee pit yesterday about halfway through the class. I hope its a matter of bad bike fit not a tendon tearing or something like that. I put the bike on the same settings as I usually do. I guess I have a two part question. What do you think the pain is from, and what do I need to do to make sure my spin bike is adjusted correctly? It's a revmaster if that makes any difference to all you knowledgeable spinners out there.

Thanks,

Rachel
Thorn2010-05-02 10:26:06 +0000 #2
Others may have more detailed response, but when that happens to me, it is because my saddle is too high. Try dropping the seat height.
tulip2010-05-02 10:40:38 +0000 #3
I agree with Thorn. I also wonder if you are spinning too fast. Some (many) spin instructors encourage wildly fast spinning and that's not good for knees. Neither is hovering, IMO. I hope you feel better soon!
Zen2010-05-02 10:54:43 +0000 #4
What is a knee pit?
ny biker2010-05-02 10:41:26 +0000 #5
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Originally Posted by Zen

What is a knee pit?

I was wondering the same thing. Is it the back of the knee?

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