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Pluto
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I joined a local bike club and been on 3 group rides. I noticed that many of the veterans have what appears to be bowl legs. So I wondered if this is common to people who put on a great deal of miles on bikes or a coincednce. Their legs do not go straight up and down as they go out and up when they pedal. If something common to biking I wonder if it is due to poor technique, poor bike fit or simply what will happen to me if I put enough miles on my Bike.
 
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zhmontana said:
WTF is 'Bowl' legged rider?
Im assuming he is talking about the fact that many riders legs do not just move up and down like a piston would but move in more a half circle. From what ive seen this is usually caused by the seat being too low. If this is the case it is probally also limiting their power output.
 
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