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Velomotion News (May, 2012)

The importance of a good saddle and why you have to change it

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by Mike Smith

Your body comes into contact with your bike at 5 points: your feet, your hands and your posterior. Whilst gloves and shoes help to protect your hands and feet, what about your rear end and the rather sensitive area between your legs?

From the original penny-farthing bikes to modern-day hybrids, the saddle has remained unchanged. That said, there were other designs; with the banana seat perhaps being the most celebrated, but the basic triangle design prevailed…

…And why not; if it aint broke don't fix it, right? It seemed to work…

The Gold Standard Bike Fitting Process: Retül Muve-Framefinder-Dial It!

Posted on May 16th, 2012 by Mike Smith

Are any of the following issues ones you have worried about or have experienced when trying to buy a bike.

  • Are you sure you are buying the correct sized bike?
  • Is it even the correct make and model?
  • Do you get conflicting advice from visiting different bike shops?

It can get even more difficult with cyclists having more online shops and resources to buy from. This applies from new riders through to experienced racers and elite athletes.