How do you Deal With Arm Pump?

One of the many creek crossings on the Mountaintown descent. Photo: Doug Urquhart

Tis the season for hand-numbing, Popeye-arm-inducing forearm pump. If you’re in a mountainous state, then your prized downhills are mostly dry by this time of the year. Unless you only trained lower arms at the gym this season, you’ve probably felt some arm pump by now, and we want to know how you deal with it.

Let us know what your best strategy is to deal with arm pump on long descents.