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A do-it-yourself guide to fitting cycling cleats

Getting your cleat placement right is important to avoid strain and injury.

DIY bike fit with the MyVeloFit app

MyVeloFit is an app promising motion-sensing bike-fitting from the comfort of your home.

Tour de France tech: Creeping saddles and shortening crankarms

The quest to minimize aerodynamic drag has driven the majority of equipment changes in pro racing, from airplane-like frames and wheels, ...

Beyond the top tube: Things to know when sizing up a road frame

Road cycling is a demanding discipline, if only because of the position the rider must adopt for hours at a time. As a result, the fit of...

Specialized Power vs PRO Stealth: stub-nose saddle comparison review

Short-nose saddles have been gaining popularity in the road market since Specialized released its Power saddle in early 2015. By effectiv...

Getting comfortable: what's a bike fit and should I get one?

What’s the first thing you do when you’re getting ready to drive a car that isn’t yours –be it a rental car or that of a friend’s? You mo...

Ask Ella: What is the best women's saddle?

Why shouldn't I wear underwear under my bike shorts? What is the best women's bike seat? Do I really need a women’s specific bike? How th...

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...

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...

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 ...

Why Trek used velodrome testing to prepare for the Paris-Nice uphill time trial

The 2015 edition of Paris-Nice is currently in progress with the race set to finish on Sunday with an individual time trial up the Col d'...

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...

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 ...

Noosa Grand Prix

Images courtesy of pelotonImages.com except where noted On Saturday evening was the annual Noosa Grand Prix. The massive 7500 competitor ...

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 ...

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...

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 comprehen...

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...