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Bike Fitting

It's all about finding the sweet spot on your bike!

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Every bike rider deserves a professional bike fit. How you sit and how you fit on your bike determines how comfortable and how efficient you are. Muscles work best in an optimum range of motion. Outside that range, body tissues are strained, power decreased, and discomfort or injury are more likely. We can adjust your existing bike, size you for a new bike, or design a custom bike so that you're within that ideal range of motion for your muscles and within the limits of your flexibility. The result will be comfort, efficiency and safety. A bike that fits well is just easier to ride.

Bike Fit - Putney, VT

Our Bike Fits are done by Todd Miller, PT. Todd is a physical therapist and athletic trainer with a Master of Science in human performance, and he is certified in McKenzie / MDT (Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy) of the spine. Since the late 1980's, Todd has worked with cyclists of all abilities including National Champions, Olympians and a World Champion. His greatest interest is solving problems to help people ride more comfortably without sacrificing performance. Email Todd if you'd like to set up a bike fit.

Bike Fit Options

Bike Fit

Standard Fit: $120

This bike fit is for new and veteran cyclists who want to set up their riding position properly for the first time, or to confirm that their current position is best suited for their body and their cycling goals. We will address minor comfort issues. If we find a new saddle fitting becomes a necessary part of the fit solution, there is an additional fee starting at $30.

  • Evaluate current position
  • Evaluate saddle fit
  • Evaluate flexibility
  • Position saddle correctly (height and set back)
  • Adjust stem (rise and reach)
  • Simple cleat evaluation and alignment
  • New saddle fitting is an additional charge

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Comprehensive Fit: $195

 This bike fit is for all level of cyclists who are experiencing acute or chronic comfort issues, joint pain, injuries, or restrictions. The Comprehensive Fit is a more in-depth evaluation of your body's strengths, weaknesses, flexibility, and habits through the eyes of a medical professional. 
  • Review of history, riding style, performance and comfort goal
  • Evaluation of your spine and extremity strength, motion and flexibility
  • Evaluation of posture and movement patterns
  • Positioning of saddle (height and set back)
  • Positioning of stem (rise and reach)
  • Cleat evaluation and alignment
  • Ergonomic corrections (grips, handlebars, orthotic wedges, etc.)
  • Detailed training modifications, posture correction and corrective exercises

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Saddle Fitting

Saddle Fitting: $30-$60

A comfortable and supportive connection to the saddle is the foundation to your cycling position. How the saddle supports your pelvis directly affects how you use your legs, torso, arms and neck, to pedal your bike. Both the front and the back of your saddle need to support you comfortably. If you are experiencing pain, numbness, abrasion, or overall discomfort, you need to consider a new saddle or a new saddle position. We are here to help with a selection of our most successful saddles that vary in shape and width. We also have test saddles that you can test ride to really make sure it's right for you. If you need guidance or personal one-on-one attention contact us. We are happy to talk to you about your butt!

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Transfer Measurements

Transfer Bike Fit Measurements: 
$30 per bike

So you really like the way your bike fits and feels. Do you want your second, or third, bike to fit the same? We can help you with that. Make an appointment and we will transfer your fit measurements to your other bikes.

Feel free to email Todd Miller to answer any bike fitting questions, discuss any of your concerns, or to schedule an appointment. We love getting folks more comfortable on their bikes!

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