Gail Brown

Written by Gail Brown


Nerve Damage During Races: What causes it? Can it be prevented? And, what to do if it strikes.

A physical phenomenon many ultra cyclists are familiar with is mild to severe nerve damage at the contact points, but it need not be this way. We asked Gail Brown to share her knowledge on why nerve damage happens, how to prevent it and what to do if it strikes mid-race.

Nov 3rd 2023

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