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To Get Fast Get Fitted bike fitting and cycling speed

To Get Fast Get Fitted bike fitting and cycling speed

Posted by Matt Russ on 30th Jan 2019

by Matt Russ (more on bike fitting services at The Sport Factory)for Inside Triathlon magazineA competition grade bicycle is not cheap. Once fully outfitted you will have probably spent thousands of … read more
Get Acclimated to Go Aero, how get more out of your bike

Get Acclimated to Go Aero, how get more out of your bike

Posted by Matt Russ on 24th Oct 2018

I often work with cyclists that are brand new to triathlon or time trialing and the "aero" position.  With up to 60% of on the bike drag coming off the torso alone the first thing I get them to u … read more
Bicycle Cleat Float, Knee Pain, and You; installing cleats

Bicycle Cleat Float, Knee Pain, and You; installing cleats

Posted by Matt Russ on 31st Aug 2018

The most common malady I encounter in bike fitting is knee pain, and the first place I address this is at the foot/pedal interface.  There are five components to adjustment at the foot/pedal inte … read more
How To Get Rid of Cycling Neck and Shoulder Pain

How To Get Rid of Cycling Neck and Shoulder Pain

Posted by Matt Russ on 19th Mar 2018

One of the most common maladies that cyclists suffer from is pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back.  Fortunately this one of the easier issues to overcome, either through the fit process or … read more
The Wrench Does Not Fix The Machine- Bike Fitting

The Wrench Does Not Fix The Machine- Bike Fitting

Posted by Matt Russ originally for Active.com on 13th Aug 2016

There are interesting new tools designed to aid the bike fitting process. Some incorporate dynamic motion sensing and capture technology. As a gadget guy, I am compelled by new technology and I o … read more