Do You Want to Know What Really Sucks: Leg Suck!!

Foot suck...no..no..no

It could happen to anyone.   It happened to my riding buddy David.  It happened to my wife!   Rack up two more victims of the dreaded “leg suck. “ What in the world is “leg suck?” That’s a good question actually.  Not to be confused with toe suck,  leg suck is a funny sounding name for a not so funny event.  Leg suck (or foot suck as it is sometimes called) happens when you are riding your #recumbent trike and your foot comes off of the pedal.  Your foot can then hit the pavement and get “sucked” under the #trike─ a real drag for the owner of the foot! A Wickipedia article on #recumbent bicycles includes the following description of leg suck: A type of injury characteristic of recumbents called “leg suck” occurs when a foot touches the ground and the bike runs forward over the contact point, causing ligament damage and, in some cases, ankle fractures. Curated from Recumbent bicycle…