Bike fit limitations

Bike fit limitations Much as I wish it were otherwise, a bike fit cannot instantly solve every injury or cause of discomfort that a cyclist might suffer in the course of their cycling journey. Don't get me wrong, there is a huge array of problems that a bike fit can fix. But, in the interest of expectation management, let's explore some bike fit limitations. Stirred up Often the trigger for a cyclist to seek a bike fit [...]

By |2023-03-26T20:53:42+11:00March 26th, 2023|Bike fit, Body|0 Comments

The long and the short of leg length difference in cycling

The long and the short of leg length difference in cycling Leg length difference is something that comes up quite a bit in my line of work. As an Exercise Physiologist, I've had many patients and clients who have been diagnosed by a health professional as having a leg length difference. That is, one leg is shorter than the other and the difference is causing or contributing to dysfunction and pain. As a bike fitter I have [...]

By |2021-05-08T16:47:19+10:00May 2nd, 2021|Body|0 Comments


Twisted: Tackling pelvic asymmetry in bike fitting Humans are designed asymmetrically. Specifically, more than 90% of both males and females present with a forward rotated right side of their pelvis and a backward rotation of their left pelvis. The (possible) causes Many theories have been posed. One theory suggests that the twist starts in the human embryonic stage of development when the placement of our vital organs commences.  The heart, stomach, spleen and pancreas all lay towards the [...]

By |2018-07-05T22:40:32+10:00July 3rd, 2018|Body|0 Comments
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