BikeFit LLC

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  • Which Type of Cleat Wedges Work for Your Pedal/Cleat System?

    The post Which Type of Cleat Wedges Work for Your Pedal/Cleat System? appeared first on Bikefit.

  • BikeFit Pro Education Exclusively Provided by Pedal Jam

    BikeFit, the worldwide leader in bicycle fitting products, now offers BikeFit Pro education exclusively through Pedal Jam. Although closely tied with Pedal Jam, BikeFit no longer provides education. We now focus more on products and product development.  In addition to our amazing line of bike fitting products, we recently developed a Walkable Screw Kit, updates and changes to our […] The post Bik...

  • How to Fit a Triathlon or Time Trial Bike Part 1: Overview

    This article focuses on triathlon bike (TB) and time trial (TT) bike fitting. It is not intended to be a resource for bike sizing. Often these two descriptions become intertwined. However, anyone with interest in bike fitting or sizing should understand the differences. The post How to Fit a Triathlon or Time Trial Bike Part 1: Overview appeared first on Bikefit.

  • Why Do I Need Cleat Wedges?

    One of the most important and overlooked aspects in bike fittings is the tilt and angle of the forefoot. Studies show that 96% of all cyclists are misaligned in their connection to the bicycle, decreasing comfort and efficiency. Of these cyclists, most have what is known as a Forefoot Varus (the inside of the foot tilts upward). This causes a misalignment as soon as you clip into a pedal because...

  • How to Fit a Triathlon or Time Trial/TT Bike Part 2: The Pelvis/Saddle Fitting

    Rarely do bicycle fitting articles mention saddle selection. Reality: this should be the first step before making any adjustment to the seat height, tilt, or fore/aft position. Riding with the wrong saddle can compromise your comfort and ideal cycling position dramatically. The post How to Fit a Triathlon or Time Trial/TT Bike Part 2: The Pelvis/Saddle Fitting appeared first on Bikefit.

  • The BikeFit Manual

    The new BikeFit manual “When the Foot Meets the Pedal” is the foundation for every good bicycle fit.  This comprehensive manual teaches you the foot/pedal interface and beyond through rich content and descriptive graphics.  This is a “must have” for any fitter regardless of their education or history in bike fitting.         […] The post The BikeFit Manual appeared first on Bikefit.

  • How to Fit a Triathlon or TT Bike Part 3: Upper Body Positioning

    The upper body is driven by two angles: the hip angle and the shoulder angle. Pinpoint these to angles and most people will feel comfortable in a time trial bike position. Your 3 landmarks for measuring hip angle are the (1) center of the bottome bracket (BB), (2) greater trochanter, and the (3) acromium process (AC Joint). The post How to Fit a Triathlon or TT Bike Part 3: Upper Body Positioning...

  • Leg Length Shim Safety

    Why are BikeFit's 3-hole Leg Length Shims (LLS) longer and protrude out more than other brands? The additional length is by design. The post Leg Length Shim Safety appeared first on Bikefit.

  • Does Cleat Stagger Remedy a Leg Length Discrepancy?

    We noticed that by addressing almost all leg length differences as a leg length discrepancy, you will most likely provide the best solution: a Leg Length Shim. This also tends to minimize other sacrifices from the foot up that can possibly occur via cleat stagger. The post Does Cleat Stagger Remedy a Leg Length Discrepancy? appeared first on Bikefit.

  • In The Shoe Wedges or Cleat Wedges?

    As long as you are talking about BikeFit branded wedges, this is not one wedge against another. Both of the wedge styles offered from BikeFit work extremely well. Each wedge, however, has its place.  In most cases, it’s preferential to use the Cleat Wedge. When to Use In the Shoe Wedges 1.) Cleats not compatible with Cleat Wedges […] The post In The Shoe Wedges or Cleat Wedges? appeared first on B...

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