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Transportation via a device with a rigid or shock-absorbing frame bearing two tandemly mounted spoked wheels covered by pneumatic tyres, which is propelled by the rider whose mechanical force is transmitted via a chain and modified by gears, producing forward movement the velocity of which reflects terrain and volition
Main injuries Pain, numbness and injuries of the knee, as well as wrists, buttocks, pelvis, carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve, skin breakdown of the buttocks due to over-training, pelvic nerve compression, transient sexual dysfunction due to long rides

bicycling

Sports medicine Main injuries Pain, numbness and injuries, primarily of the knee, but also wrists, buttocks, pelvis, carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve, skin breakdown of the buttocks due to overtraining, pelvic nerve compression, transient sexual dysfunction due to long rides. See Water therapy.

Patient discussion about bicycling

Q. is biking good for as jogging? what do you gain from it any way? health speaking ...

A. As far as it regards the heart, the main aim is to reach your target heart rate (pulse), while the way to achieve it is less important - jogging, biking, etc.

Biking has benefit (not including jumping like running) but also has its drawbacks (issues concerning testicles in long rides). It'd be best, before you start any exercise program to consult your doctor - he knows your body and its diseases better than us, and therefore will give you more suitable answers.

More discussions about bicycling
References in classic literature ?
I think the most ridiculous sight in the world is a man on a bicycle, working away with his feet as hard as he possibly can, and believing that his horse is carrying him instead of, as anyone can see, he carrying the horse.
She overtook the bicycle, and they went together through the gates and by the highroad to the scene the old man had described.
The man on the bicycle was doubtless a member of those week-end parties at the Hall of which the publican had spoken, but who he was, or what he wanted, was as obscure as ever.
Holmes, you'll hardly believe it, but ever since that girl has been in my employment I never once let her go past this house, where I knew the rascals were lurking, without following her on my bicycle, just to see that she came to no harm.
So Bert grew up, filled with ideals of speed and enterprise, and became, so far as he became anything, a kind of bicycle engineer of the let's-have-a-look-at-it and enamel chipping variety.
He failed to observe that the type of motor-car, like the type of bicycle, was settling-down and losing its adventurous quality.
She would bicycle from the station, and is, I am sure, the first woman who has done it.
We had finished tea and she had gone up to her room to dress before Minora and her bicycle were got here.
Here, after looking at the marks of the bicycle, which followed, going and coming, the neat footprints, I thought I might intervene.
From the same place in the wall had issued, a moment or two later, a man upon a bicycle, who was also coming towards him.
But it was something to Ralph to get any air at all, other than night-air, and the bicycle did the rest.
We found three or four grooms and idlers standing in the drive inspecting a bicycle which had been drawn out from a clump of evergreens in which it had been concealed.