A professional bike fit is key to preventing injuries and maximizing performance on the bike. All bike fits begin with a physiotherapy assessment. Starting with your personal and physical history, as well as future goals. Next, we assess your body’s biomechanics off of the bike to better understand how you move. The last step involves matching your unique biomechanics to your bicycle. This can involve adjusting the components the of your bike to find your ideal positioning. After fitting is complete, a summary is provided and exercise homework is often prescribed to work on deficiencies found.
A proper bike fit is essential to prevent common injuries to the low back, shoulder, hips and knees. A bike fit can and should be utilized by recreational, amateur and elite riders. Lastly, if you are currently in pain while cycling, a bike fit can be an essential adjustment to keep you on two wheels.