A Guide to Cycling Pedals

A Guide to Cycling Pedals

By John Higgins – Cycling pedals are taken for granted by experienced cyclists and viewed with trepidation by new cyclists. What is their function and role, how do you choose a pedal system, and what do you need to know about using them and looking after them? In the Summer 2019 issue, I touched on pedal […]

Takeaways from the Medicine of Cycling Bike Fit Symposium

Takeaways from the Medicine of Cycling Bike Fit Symposium

By John Higgins – The annual Medicine of Cycling Bike Fit Symposium took place at the USA Cycling headquarters in Colorado Springs in mid-August, bringing together a highly regarded group of bike fitters from around the USA, and further afield. Presenters included sports medicine and bike fit advisor to Specialized Bicycles, Andy Pruitt; sports medicine and […]

Bike Fit: Your Body or Your Bike.

Bike Fit: Your Body or Your Bike.

By John Higgins –  Cyclists as a whole are prone to seeking improvement, either against their own personal performance or against others. Strava wouldn’t be the as popular as it is, and Zwift would not be on a meteoric rise if this was not the case. You define what sort of improvement motivates you. It […]

Shaking Off Numb Hands

Shaking Off Numb Hands

By John Higgins – So far this year the most common issue I have encountered as a bike fitter are cyclists experiencing numb hands. Many of you will have experienced occasional numbness or tingling while cycling, but for some of you this is a recurring, persistent experience that detracts from your ability to go the […]