YOUR POLE PARTS:
HOW TO SET YOUR POLES VIDEO:
HOW TO SET YOUR POLES INSTRUCTIONS:
STEP 1 : Set & secure the height of your Poles
A) Holding a Pole in your left hand with the handle out to the left. Grip the lower section of the pole with your right hand & rotate 1 to 2 turns to the left (towards-you) to loosen.Rule of thumb: Lefty-Loosey - Righty-Tighty
B) Extend Lower section out to the ‘STOP’ Line (not past)DO NOT TIGHTEN -YET.....
C) Standing up straight place the foot of the Pole on the ground with your arm relaxed at your side - hold the handle of the Pole & gently push the handle down until the inside angle of your elbow is at a tight 90 degree. Better to be a little less then 90 rather than more.
D) Holding the Pole in your left hand with the handle out to the left - Grip the lower section of the Pole & rotate it to the right (away-from-you) to tighten – till snug.
NOTE: If you have a “3 Section” Pole - Tighten the lower section at Step B first and then start over again at Step A, B, C & D - using the middle section of the Pole.
STEP 2 : Set the correct direction of the Road Foot
E) Holding the lower section in one hand, extend the pole straight out in front of you with the foot closest to you & the strap hanging down. Looking down the shaft of the Pole take hold of the road foot & twist it until the toe of the foot is facing down.Rule of thumb: “Toe down strap down”
STEP 3 : Set and secure the second Pole
Following steps 1 A & B. Skip step C by pulling the pole out to the same number noted on the pole ruler of the first pole. Then do step D, followed by step 2 to set the correct direction of the road foot.
STEP 4 : Adjust and set the Palm Straps
F) Set length of Palm Strap hold the cord plug up with one hand, while pulling the strap cord up or down to a comfortable height Rule of thumb: the Palm Strap is best set at approximately mid way on the cork handle. Now push the cord plug down into the hole at the top of the Pole Handle and pull down on the Palm StrapRule of thumb: the Palm Strap should sit on the heel of your hand, not tight around your wrist — keeping the Strap Cord between your thumb & fore finger.
G) Fasten Palm Strap first identify the right & left straps.
H) as you undo the Velcro slide your whole-hand in through the strap - placing your palm on the wide part of the strap take hold & grip the cork handle - keeping the Strap Cord between your thumb & fore finger.
I) using the opposite hand refasten the strap across the back of your hand, securing the Velcro where comfortable.* See above Rule of thumb.