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F.I.S.T. BASIC Bike Fit Workshops popular

Our first workshop of the 2015/16 F.I.S.T. Bike Fit Workshop season is announced (Nov 2-6) and open for registration.

What Size? Part 2

If Trek, Felt, Cervelo, BMC say you can ride multiple sizes of their superbikes, which of these sizes is the right one for you?

What Size Bike?

You've decided on the bike you want. Now you need to know what size to buy? Are you a 51cm, a 54cm, or a 56cm? Let's go through the process.

Choosing Your Felt Superbike

Do you covet a Felt IA? You tell me how you fit aboard any tri bike, I'll tell you exactly which IA or DA you need to buy, with the precise stem and front-end you need.

Finding Your Ideal P5

We're going to determine what my best P5 Six would be via a simple 5-minute process you can use to discover which P5 size and front-end config is ideal for you.

Find Your Superbike: Trek

If you knew what I know, you could find the bikes, all bikes, road or tri, that fit you, in 20 or 30 minutes tops. So let's make sure you know what I know.

Looking for a Tri Bike?

How do you choose a bike? Herein is a list of imperatives, 18 of them. How could any bike run that gauntlet? Turns out, selecting your perfect bike isn't that hard.

The GURU system

We wrote about the GURU fit bike last year, in a series on fit tools. Here we're talking about the entire GURU system, what it is, what it means for the future of retail and of how you and your bike ...

Low Profile top caps

Tall headset top caps are my great while whales. I don't want to eliminate them, just cut them down to size. John Cobb to the rescue.

Trek Fit System

Trek joins Cannondale, Specialized and Shimano in unveiling its own, dynamic, sexy (tools included) bike fit protocol. Yes, Trek has had a fit school for years. But nothing like this.

Shimano Elbows into Bike Fit

Make way for Shimano, arguably the largest revenue seller worldwide of bicycle specific stuff. It's entering the world of bike fit in a big way. It's protcol? Well see. But that crank on its fit ...

Fit System Explosion

It's official: the top-5 bike companies in the world each have a fit system. Not since the advent of the mountain bike have so many bike brands delved into something so not in their wheelhouses.

Reasonable bike fit expectations popular

Slowtwitchers recently fitted for bikes have appealed to forum readers with questions about what they fear are suspect results. In each recent case these questions were justified.

Tour de Bike Fit popular

Read this first, if "tri bike fit" is new to you. It's a guide to the dozens of articles in the bike fit section. The articles are grouped, and we offer our advice about the order in which they ...

Bike positions of pro triathletes popular

Ex pro duathlete, and Kuota sales guru, Paul Thomas apprised me of a very interesting experiment he undertook at the most recent Hawaiian Ironman.

"I sat on the Queen K Highway as the riders ...