Sore arches?

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JBV
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by JBV

Consider the Specialized BG aftermarket footbeds that have a more pronounced metatarsal arch (the bump under the forefoot).

Also, some self-massage on soleus muscle can help a lot with sore feet. I use TPTherapy products for this, but regular foam roller or tennis ball will work as well. Maybe 5 minutes per side ought to relax them, focusing on trigger points.

Also, supportive casual shoes when walking/standing when not on the bike, and consider compression socks if you walk/stand a lot regularly.

by Weenie


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