Cycling is a sport of repetition… quite literally… we make around 10,000 pedal strokes an hour… yup, that’s a lot! So we like to think practice makes perfect (or per-fit!) But there seems to be special significance to this number. Malcolm Gladwell popularized the 10,000 hours to become a master concept and of course there’s the … Continue reading Practice Makes Per-fit
1. Why it’s not always about the saddle The first thing you should figure out before choosing a saddle is: Is my saddle position correct? If your saddle is too high – every saddle you try will feel uncomfortable. Let’s imagine what happens when a saddle is too high. In order to turn the pedals … Continue reading How To Choose a Comfortable Saddle: 5 Tips From a Bike Fitter
Thinking about using clip-on aero bars? Here are some important things to consider… When Greg Lemond won the 1989 Tour de France, snatching victory over Laurent Fignon in the ITT on Stage 21, a strange looking contraption that was attached to his handlebars caught the attention of the cycling world at large. The Scott clip-on aero … Continue reading Should You Be Using Clip-On Aero Bars?
Without launching straight into a rant about a subject that has been the point of what I’d call ‘enthusiastic’ debate amongst fitters, bike manufacturers and riders alike in recent years, I’d like to go over some disclosures; these are my own personal views, arrived at through years of riding all kinds of bikes, through various … Continue reading Should You Change Crank Length?
So you’ve had a bike fit, your shoes feel great, but you’ve bought a shiny new pair… how do you set up the cleats so the new shoes feel just as good (if not better!) than your current kicks? This is a question we get asked all the time by our riders, so we thought … Continue reading How To: Set Up Cleats (Copying A Position)
If you are looking to replicate your position on a second bike or an indoor bike this winter, this is how to do it! The information here can also be used to check your position on your current bike or take a new set of measurements altogether. This article is most useful for riders who … Continue reading How To: Use Your Bike Fit Measurements