Whether it be the internet or your local bike shop, you can get a bike fit of some sort from a huge variety of places today. Some fits are equipment based, some fits are convenience based, some are just plain bad. We did a presentation at the VT Challenge Ride recently on how to make sure you have had a good bike fitting and things to be aware before choosing a bike fitter. Check out the presentation here!
If you have had poor bike fitting experiences before, don’t give up, you may have just not found the right bike fitter or you may not have had an experience that linked up the technique and the set-up side as much as you needed. Good bike fitting is simple in that it should be based in common sense principles in most cases. Good bike fitting is complicated in that it deals with the human body in motion on what is likely the most equipment interactive sport in the world.
Remember, the best place to start the search for a new bicycle is with a good bike fitting. A Rider First Bike Fitting is the natural first step to finding a perfectly Rider Matched Bike and a great riding end result – a bike that is more fun and more efficient!
Fit Werx, voted “America’s Best Bike Shop” and named by Bicycling Magazine as a “Must Visit” bike shop, has locations outside of NYC in Ridgefield Park, NJ, in Peabody and Lexington, MA and near Burlington, VT and Stowe, VT in Waitsfield. Fit Werx is changing the way people buy bicycles through their Rider First Bike Fittings and Rider Matched approach to bike sales. Don’t gamble on your next bike or your fit! Contact us for more information.