bike fit

Bike fit: do I need one and what can I expect when I’m there?

Most people new to cycling tend to jump on a bike that seems about the right size and just ride it, accepting whatever niggles come along as a part of the process. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are increasingly sophisticated tools out there that to have detailed look at what size bike […]


Small hand modifications: Adjusting your lever reach

While ripping down a twisty mountain descent, the last thing you want to worry about is whether you can easily and comfortably reach your bike’s brake levers for an unexpected stop. Women with small hands struggle most often with this problem because most bikes come set up for riders with larger hands. The bike’s brake and […]


Riding comfort: What to consider when choosing a saddle

The first thing that went into my small suitcase when packing for ten days of riding in the French Alps and Pyrenees was my saddle. Sure the bike I was hiring would come with a decent quality saddle, and if I left my own behind, I might have even be able to squeeze in a […]


A Chat With Andy Pruitt

A couple weeks ago we had the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Dr. Andy Pruitt and Scott Holz who were visiting Australia from the US. Both are arguably two of the most renowned and respected authorities on bike-fit. We spoke to Andy Pruitt and Scott Holz about their experiences with positioning the […]


Bike fit – is it worth it?

A few weeks ago I went into Total Rush to get a proper fit done on my new bike. I’ve always been a big advocate of making sure your bike fits you properly. That said I’ve also been sceptical of the absolute need for these fitting services – some people see them as a big up-sell opportunity […]


The Science of Bike Fitting

Update: Before you read on I should warn you to take a close look at the date before you take this too seriously. I’ve already expressed my opinion on how important a proper bike fit is.  It’s the best $300 you’ll ever spend to get more comfort and power out of your trusty steed.  Or […]


Finding the right saddle

I had the pleasure of working with Osteopath Dominic Briscomb from First Place Osteopathy a couple months ago during the Sun Tour. He was such a captivating guy to listen to with a wealth of cycling related knowledge combined with his profession. He’s worked on loads of high profile pro cyclists and amateurs alike. I’ve been […]


How to set up cleat positioning

When I started this post I originally intended on doing a write-up for a full bike fit. It didn’t take long before I started to comprehend how massive a topic this is. Even the basics would take thousands of words and dozens of photos to explain. Therefore I decided to break this topic down to the individual […]


Orthotics for Cycling

This post was written for us by Sam Jeffrey from Active Feet.  After reading some interesting articles on cyclingnews about foot problems with cycling I asked Sam if he could write a post about orthotics for cycling.   Here it is… Leading to Orthotics…  Biomechanics & Repetition.  Overuse Injuries. It isn’t uncommon that those who cycle […]