The TTBikeFit BLOG:
We don’t post that often these days, but there is a ton of good archived info here and when we have something REALLY SMART to say, look no further!
I finally made it around to doing an analysis video on the pro women. In this video we compare and contrast the aero positions of Michelle Vesterby, Liz Blatchford, Jodie Swallow, Amanda Stevens, Caroline Steffen, Amy Marsh, Rachel Joyce and Mary Beth Ellis. Here we talk about the meaning of an “aggressive” aero position, and […]
Let’s face it: there is a huge disconnect in the tri bike world. As with most things in life, it has to do with incentive-caused biases. By that I mean what is best for the manufacturers, bike shops, and athletes is not necessarily the same thing. Hence as a potential consumer of a tri bike, […]
In part 2 of our annual look at the bike fits of the pros in Kona, we check out winner Frederik Van Lierde, top American Tim O’Donnell, as well as some questionable fits. One theme that remains constant is very steep effective seat angles. Everyone is sitting in the 80+ degree range. We also spot […]
The first of our bike fit analysis videos is up. This one looks at Starykowicz, Kienle, and McKenzie. We compare various fit aspects via motion analysis. It will be clear the Andrew is a bit of an outlier in the way he is fit on the bike, bucking the trend of very steep effective seat […]