5 Books you MUST read that WILL make you FASTER on the bike
12 Feb

5 Books you MUST read that WILL make you FASTER on the bike

12th February 2019 Read More

5 Books you MUST read that WILL make you FASTER on the bike

By James Walsgrove

Being a Cycle Coach and Bike Fitter I am passionate about making athletes faster on the bike through training and their position on the bike. Not everybody is able to employ my services so I am often asked what’s the best book out there to help me become faster. I have been on numerous training …

Stac Virtual Wind Tunnel
6 Sep

Stac Virtual Wind Tunnel

6th September 2018 Read More

Stac Virtual Wind Tunnel

By James Walsgrove

The Virtual Wind Tunnel (VWT) is an exciting new innovation by Canadian startup STAC Performance, co-founded by Andrew Buckrell. It allows triathletes and time trialists to get a complete, accurate aerodynamic analysis done in an affordable and convenient way. We start off the process with scanning which is the critical part. So we want to …

How to fit your ISM saddle
20 Aug

How to fit your ISM saddle

20th August 2018 Read More

How to fit your ISM saddle

By James Walsgrove

ISM seats are optimally shaped, and different to the traditional bike saddle. This is why it is so important to fit your ISM saddle correctly. 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 …

How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!
24 Feb

How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!

24th February 2017 Read More

How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!

By James Walsgrove

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 …

How to make your bike more comfortable…..
28 Dec

How to make your bike more comfortable…..

28th December 2015 Read More

How to make your bike more comfortable…..

By James Walsgrove

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 …

Do you suffer from knee pain?
22 Jun

Do you suffer from knee pain?

22nd June 2015 Read More

Do you suffer from knee pain?

By James Walsgrove

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 …

Retul Bike Fit
1 Feb

Retul Bike Fit

1st February 2015 Read More

Retul Bike Fit

By James Walsgrove

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 …

Woman’s Specific Bikes
19 Jan

Woman’s Specific Bikes

19th January 2015 Read More

Woman’s Specific Bikes

By James Walsgrove

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 means that female-specific bikes can be a big improvement over a small men’s or unisex bike. Size Matters Women tend …