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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-17-2007, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hands falling asleep

Just wanting to know what I can do to keep my hands from going numb while riding long distances. I have a 95 Suzuki RF600R and its okay in town because I have the lights to stop at but on long non-stop trips my hands kill me. Either they are going to sleep or hurt in general. Due to the design of my bike it feels like all my weight is on my hands.

Is there anything that I can try or an adjustment that can be made that will help with this situation?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-17-2007, 08:03 PM
 
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grip the tank more with your legs. support yourself less with the arms. don't lock your elbows.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-17-2007, 09:57 PM
 
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grip the tank more with your legs. support yourself less with the arms. don't lock your elbows.
I second that. Also make sure that your gloves aren't too tight and u have your full range of motion in them.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-18-2007, 05:25 AM
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Throttle lock and light grip.

Can't remember name but after market clip ons helped me.

A few ccs short of a full litre.
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grip the tank more with your legs. support yourself less with the arms. don't lock your elbows.
^ This is the answer. If you have trouble with that, try some core exercises. They'll help you support your torso without even thinking about it.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-21-2013, 08:17 PM
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Gripping

Do you find yourself gripping the grips to tight ? I took a tennis ball and for about a month i squeezed the hell out of both and it help,I do have a little carpal in my wrist but this help me,good luck amigo...

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