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Use a gear ratio that is too heavy or too light. Using gear ratios that are too heavy will not only wear out the thigh muscles, but also quickly wear out the knee joints. The injury of the thigh can be recovered after a rest, but once the knee is injured, the recovery time will be very long, and the recurrence rate will be very high, so you must pay special attention to it.

Do enough warm-up exercises before and after cycling. The habit of warming up and warming up before and after cycling is also an important key to maintaining knee health.

Knee joints are more easily affected by cold and temperature, so you must pay special attention to keeping your knees warm in cold weather. In addition to general trousers, knee pads for general sports are also of great help in protecting and keeping your knees warm.
 

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Short answer: spin, don't mash. Spinning = 75+rpm. You want many easy pedal strokes rather than a few difficult ones.

Knee pain can also be caused by a saddle which is too high or too low. If your saddle is too high, it can lead to pain at the back of the knee and hamstring. If the saddle is too low, it can lead to pain in the front of the knee or the knee cap itself.

Have you ever experienced knee pain personally? What did you do?
 
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