Well after spending a couple of sessions doing triathlon I have decided to switch to timetrialling so work on my position became more important! I attended the Retul triathlon/TT fit course at Physiohaus and conveniently was used as a case study which was great for me. I was not happy with my position as looked … Continue reading How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!
Bike Fit – Essential not Optional When I started out with my first road bike a little over two years ago I could barely manage 20 miles without feeling excruciating pain between my shoulders, my lower back and my ‘undercarriage’. I assumed that this was normal and that my body had to toughen up and … Continue reading Is a bike fit for me?…..
Well after never using insoles I brought myself some new shoes and knowing I had a medium arch I thought I would give then a go. Now the benefits of these are to support the natural shape of your foot bed which can help reduce lateral knee travel while peddling which will increase power and … Continue reading Are insoles for me?
Whilst there is no substitute to a professional bike fit (as this takes into muscular limitation and flexibility issues and is done in motion so is the most accurate way to fit the bike) here are some simple pointers that you can do yourself at home to get your bike set up closer to being correct and … Continue reading How to make your bike more comfortable…..
Look has created an tool for setting up your Kéo Cleats for an optimum adjustment called the KÉO FIT. The system will help the cyclist choose the correct cleat that corresponds to their correct float based on the cyclists’ pedaling anatomy. The cleats that are available are the red cleats 9º, the grey cleats 4.5º, … Continue reading Keo Fit Cleat Adjustment System
ISM seats are optimally shaped, and different than traditional bike seats. The patented, anatomical design is nose-less and features two independent front arms. This results in superior blood flow, no numbness, and unprecedented comfort and performance. Due to the unique design of this saddle you will to take extra care when fitting to make sure … Continue reading How to fit your ISM saddle
There are a number of reasons for knee pain on the bike so having your bike set up is a very important starting point. Another contributing factor can be poor flexibility along with muscle imbalances/lack of strength so it is also important to have a good strength and conditioning program off the bike. Excessive lateral movement … Continue reading Do you suffer from knee pain?
Retul is the global leader in Bicycle Fitting Technology and Solutions. The Dynamic 3D motion capture bike fit system coupled with the Retul Muve Dynamic Fit bike and software solutions such as Retul’s Frame Finder are best-in-class products. In addition, Retul maintains a world leading bike fit education network called Retul University that offers hands on classes around practical bike fitting techniques using the latest technology.
When looking at buying a new bike many women ask do I need a woman’s specific bike? What’s different? There are some differences in the way that men and women sit on a bike which mean that female specific bikes can be a big improvement over a small men’s or unisex bike. Size Matters Women … Continue reading Woman’s Specific Bikes