Bike Fit

February 5, 2020 - Comment

This practical guide, written by a leading BIKE FIT expert, takes you step-by-step through the BIKE FIT process – to ensure you maximise your cycling potential. Do you suffer from lower back pain after a long weekend ride? Do your shoes wear out on one side more than the other? Are you experiencing numbness in

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This practical guide, written by a leading BIKE FIT expert, takes you step-by-step through the BIKE FIT process – to ensure you maximise your cycling potential.
Do you suffer from lower back pain after a long weekend ride? Do your shoes wear out on one side more than the other? Are you experiencing numbness in your hands, or knee pain?
Phil Burt, Head Physiotherapist at British Cycling and Team Sky Consultant Physiotherapist, has worked with hundreds of cyclists to help them solve these and many other classic cycling niggles. In this book he outlines his methods to help you analyse your position and get the best from your bike. The right BIKE FIT can mean the difference between a good ride and a bad one, but a professional fit can cost more than you paid for your bike. The information is all here. Let Phil Burt guide you through your own BIKE FIT, to ensure your bike and body work in harmony.
Packed with useful diagrams, step by step diagnostics and case studies, this is the must-read for any cyclist keen to get a performance advantage.

Comments

Anonymous says:

Great book for male road racers and distance riders, but did not answer this lady’s 3 bike fit questions Phil Burt is a top bike fitter for racers, and the book is great when it comes to men’s road bike fitting how-to’s.I bought the Bike Fit book after not being able to find out answers to fitment problems myself. I mostly perused major cycling websites who had a few pages on fitting, and Bike Fitter’s own websites.Finding a ‘longer’ book that went into more detail was great.Phil has good tips for seat height, leg length issues, hot foot, and recovery.However,…

Anonymous says:

Good book, gives good knowledge, but get a professional bike it Basically Bike Fit is the view of one man out of many who advocates a certain method of obtaining optimum bike position. What I like about the author is he does bring up for example methods of getting a fairly accurate saddle height and their drawbacks because they are static methods. What is important is it gives the reader good knowledge on bike fit and to avoid bad positions that can lead to injuries. The author also covers troubleshooting such as when pain begins to crop up due…

Anonymous says:

A Lot Here for Serious Amateurs Bike fit offers a comprehensive overview of the process of uniting a flexible human body and a ridged bike frame. If you bind your body to a bike with any regularity the history and technical data here will both strip away the mystery and give you a list of whys and hows.I am an amateur rider who sits on my carbon road bike for six to ten hours a week except on those odd days when I sit there for six or seven hours at one shot. I have had three professional bike fits for four bikes…

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