The dynamic fit bike

The dynamic fit bike If you have been reading my earlier articles you will have seen references to the dynamic fit bike that I use.  So what on earth is a dynamic fit bike?  For starters a it rarely looks anything like a real bike.  Rather it's a tool built specifically for the purpose of finding a rider’s winning position. What is a dynamic fit bike? The properties that define a dynamic fit bike (at least in [...]

By |2019-02-17T13:32:35+10:00February 17th, 2019|Bike fit, Fitting tools|0 Comments

How to find the perfect saddle

How to find the perfect saddle I am a firm believer that a cyclist shouldn’t have to suffer saddle discomfort.  Far too many people accept saddle discomfort as an inevitable part of cycling.  They put up with it and hope that they will ‘toughen up’ over time.  At best this approach leads to a reduction in the joy of cycling and at worst to permanent damage to bits you really don’t want damaged.  I believe it is [...]

By |2019-02-17T13:42:31+10:00January 27th, 2019|Bicycle equipment, Bike fit, Fitting tools|0 Comments

Fit first, buy later

Fit first - buy later There is a mantra among most bike fitters that is along the lines of ‘fit first, buy later’.  Why do we say that?  Is it because we want to delay the gratification that is a new bike?  No, the real reason is that it is heart breaking to have to inform a client that the fabulous, efficient, comfortable position that we found together won’t work on their shiny new bike.  You know, [...]

By |2018-10-20T17:15:06+10:00October 20th, 2018|Bike fit|0 Comments

The perfect crank length

So I've titled this article 'the perfect crank length' which is a bit misleading of me. I don't believe that there is one crank length that is perfect for every rider. Instead the best crank length for any given rider is a balance of a number of factors. In this brief article I am not aiming to reinvent the wheel. Rather I will very briefly touch on some of the information that’s out there and then explain [...]

By |2019-02-17T13:47:27+10:00September 20th, 2018|Bike fit, Fitting tools|0 Comments

What’s in a bike fit?

What's in a bike fit? So what should you expect when you come for a Winning Position bike fit? A bike fit at Winning Position takes between two and a half to three hours and consists of several components. 1. We talk The first part of the session is spent discussing your goals both as a cyclist and also what you are looking to get out of the fit. These goals are usually one or more of [...]

By |2019-02-17T13:50:55+10:00June 5th, 2018|Bike fit|0 Comments

Why Get A Bike Fit?

Why get a bike fit? Whether you are an elite racer, commuter or recreational rider, a bike fit is an investment that could very well give you the best return for your money. Cycling can be as expensive as you want to make it. We cyclists tend to always be tempted to spend our hard earned money on the newest, the lightest, the most aero equipment and clothing that we can get our hands on.  [...]

By |2019-02-17T13:57:11+10:00May 10th, 2018|Bike fit|0 Comments