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Adjusting Saddle Height and Knees Out Pedaling

Adjusting Saddle Height and Knees Out Pedaling

Posted by Matt Russ on 21st Feb 2020

One of the easiest way to determine whether or not a cyclist is in need of a proper fitting is by observing their knees.  When the saddle fore/aft is aligned properly, the height is set correctly … read more
Your Athletic Success Is Hidden in the Details

Your Athletic Success Is Hidden in the Details

Posted by Matt Russ on 6th Jan 2020

Have you ever wondered how athletes continue to set new world records, break through barriers thought to be impassable, and often achieve what was thought to be impossible? Are better athletes being … read more
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