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This question got more attention (answers) on Sports, so please respond here.

I'd describe myself as a rather experienced snowboarder respectively T-bar rider. I used to fall out the T-bar when I was a beginner. So now, riding the T-bar to the top isn't a problem at all. I'm having a problem with the pain I get in my inner thigh. If it's one T-bar a day it's not bad at all. But if 90% of lifts are T-bars and I'm riding a whole week in the same resort, the pain in the evenings is tremendous.

I used to ride ski before riding snowboard, and as a skier the T-bars aren't a problem. They just pull at your butt and it won't hurt - even after a week.

  • I thought about placing a small cushion at my inner thigh but I'm worried, that it will restrict me while riding down the hills.
  • Pulling with my arms only temporarily decreases the pressure on my thigh.

I hope there's a hacky solution to prevent the pain in my inner thigh which hopefully won't restrict my leg in movement while riding my snowboard.

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    It's probably stupid and dangerous to try, but I'll throw it in anyway - what about using some kind of climbing harness with a special rope to attach to the bar? – MaxD Jan 28 '15 at 18:43
  • @MaxD At first this doesn't seem that bad. But you would have to modify the climbing harness, since the carbine usually sits in the front. Standing on a snowboard sideways, it would pull from the side. Thinking about it, this could actually be a niche market. Creative Thinking! +1 – Alex Jan 28 '15 at 19:47
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    I think you should of asked in sports. – Jon Jan 29 '15 at 15:53
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    post it there delete it here, I do not know the process for migration, I believe it is the function of moderators and we may not have any yet. – Jon Jan 29 '15 at 16:42
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    Hmm...I'm OFF TO THE PATENT OFFICE! – DA. Feb 11 '15 at 18:08
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I experienced the same problem, I would just take my scarf, wrap it once around it, so when I sit on it I won't lose it but I could take it away easily, and then use the rest as u cushion.

It's not the best solution, but it was the easiest for me.

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