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My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby frenchkick » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:39 pm

I wear my 2017 RideEngine Large without any issues. Love the new 2018 RideEngine Medium size harness with hook bar 8 inches, but I am not able to wear more than ½ hour, It's hurting my side. Seem harness have more pad on the side then 2017, could it be an issue?

My waist is 33” and not sure why my 2017 large do not hurt, but that 2018 medium sucks to wear.

My questions:
Anyone experience same issues? Should I change my hook bar to 10”?
Thanks for help.

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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby tomtom » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:21 pm

2017 bar size?

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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby Goavegas » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:54 pm

For the little I understand a M size is smaller than a L size.Could be that the reason ?
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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby tomtom » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:40 pm

if spreader bar is smaller then thats it. Spreader bar must fit you.

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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby Da Yoda » Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:44 pm

Goavegas wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:54 pm
For the little I understand a M size is smaller than a L size.Could be that the reason ?
+1
I was thinking the same thing. The large harness had more wrap, thus more padding wrapping around sides. It may have also offered you a bit more side support due to the harness's profile being slightly bigger.
Or as suggested, the s-bar could be too small for the medium harness, which would cause more harness pinch.
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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby juanpasala » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:02 pm

frenchkick wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:39 pm
I wear my 2017 RideEngine Large without any issues. Love the new 2018 RideEngine Medium size harness with hook bar 8 inches, but I am not able to wear more than ½ hour, It's hurting my side. Seem harness have more pad on the side then 2017, could it be an issue?

My waist is 33” and not sure why my 2017 large do not hurt, but that 2018 medium sucks to wear.

My questions:
Anyone experience same issues? Should I change my hook bar to 10”?
Thanks for help.
8 inch spreader bar only work for S and XS, Medium size should be a 10 or 12 inch bar.
It in is hurting on your back/side, then it is the smaller size of the harness, if it is hurting on your front/side, then it is most likelly your preader bar.

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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby frenchkick » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:43 am

juanpasala wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:02 pm
frenchkick wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:39 pm
I wear my 2017 RideEngine Large without any issues. Love the new 2018 RideEngine Medium size harness with hook bar 8 inches, but I am not able to wear more than ½ hour, It's hurting my side. Seem harness have more pad on the side then 2017, could it be an issue?

My waist is 33” and not sure why my 2017 large do not hurt, but that 2018 medium sucks to wear.

My questions:
Anyone experience same issues? Should I change my hook bar to 10”?
Thanks for help.
8 inch spreader bar only work for S and XS, Medium size should be a 10 or 12 inch bar.
It in is hurting on your back/side, then it is the smaller size of the harness, if it is hurting on your front/side, then it is most likelly your preader bar.
Yep you guys are right, I should have 10” bar instead 8’. I am going to order 10’

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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby Exal » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:33 pm

frenchkick wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:43 am
Yep you guys are right, I should have 10” bar instead 8’. I am going to order 10’
Ideally you want the biggest spreader bar possible, so that it doesn't move up as much. If you can order the 12 aswell it would be worth a comparison. If the 12 sits very snug with little extra room on the sides it might be a winner, assuming you tested it in wet conditions.

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Re: My 2018 RideEngine Harness hurts to wear

Postby juanpasala » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:30 pm

Exal wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:33 pm
frenchkick wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:43 am
Yep you guys are right, I should have 10” bar instead 8’. I am going to order 10’
Ideally you want the biggest spreader bar possible, so that it doesn't move up as much. If you can order the 12 aswell it would be worth a comparison. If the 12 sits very snug with little extra room on the sides it might be a winner, assuming you tested it in wet conditions.
No need, I have a 10 and a 12 bar for my 2017 Elite harness, 12 just doesnt work, had to stick with the 10


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