I bought a pair of MDC Ultimate stirrups this summer. I have arthritis in my knees that hurts terribly within 10 minutes in the saddle. I have the MDCs adjusted at 45 degrees and the pain is totally gone. I never expected that much but I'll certainly take it.
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