Default Tri-Fit Methodology:
Body Geometry Certifications:
BodyGeometry, Retul Fit Bikes:
Retul Motion-Capture Systems:
Retul Cost of Fit: $250
General Information: Bike Fit is a marriage of bicycle and rider. While the human body does an incredible job of adapting, it is our job as fitters to adjust the bicycle to the rider and not the rider to the bicycle. A rider should not be stretched or contorted to achieve the "ideal" or "Pro" position. Rather, the bicycle should be an extension of the rider and reflect his or her riding style.
Dynamic bike fit is better than static bike fit. Fit while pedaling under load must be considered when fine tuning saddle height and cleat positioning. Static formulas for deciding height do not take into account a riders natural ankling pattern under load. As said before, "we must make the bike fit the rider", and not attempt to place the rider in a prescribed "ideal" or "Pro" position.
Cycling is a sport of repetition. A cadence of 90 revolutions per minute is roughly 5000 revolutions per hour. A six hour century would require 30,000 pedal revolutions. Obviously the positioning on the bike must be as perfect as possible to prevent repetitive use injuries, and this is why a precision fit is a must for even casual cyclists.
For more information: https://www.fraserbicycle.com/about/precision-bike-fitting-pg64.htm Directions: Fraser Bicycle
6111 N. Canton Center Road
Canton, MI 48187
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