Scotland Bike Fit

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Kevo27
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Scotland Bike Fit

Postby Kevo27 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 13:57 pm

Looking for any experience from anyone on bike fitting service in Scotland, who was used and experience and value of the service given?

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby RC856 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 16:50 pm

Anywhere?
I think the Tri Centre(?) in Edinburgh does it and I've used Dales in Glasgow.
They do the Specialized BG fit service.
Quite dear but a good bunch in there and I was happy enough with it.

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby turbo1191 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:10 am

Also looked into it.. dales, the tri centre..and dooley's in paisley. :)

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby Wulz » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:48 am

I think that Ronde in the stockbridge area of edinburgh does a fit also?

Havent heard any feedback about them tho.

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby gusmac » Thu Feb 07, 2013 15:45 pm

First post! but not associated in any other way than as happy customer. Worth having a look at Hooked On in Bathgate. They've just got a new section of their store dedicated to this with a Watt bike. Haven't seen it yet but hope to pop in this weekend.

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby Stu517 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 19:53 pm

Tri centre in Edinburgh are top notch. Ronde also have a fitting rig, they are good lads too.

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby Gazzetta67 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 22:56 pm

gusmac wrote:First post! but not associated in any other way than as happy customer. Worth having a look at Hooked On in Bathgate. They've just got a new section of their store dedicated to this with a Watt bike. Haven't seen it yet but hope to pop in this weekend.


Are they still selling Col-NAY-go's ???? :roll: both the guy and his young assistant selling diff bikes to Ernesto's :roll:

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby moonshine » Fri Feb 08, 2013 05:24 am

Dooleys don't do it.
I'm off to Velocity 44 in Stirling this morning for a Retul bike fit.
http://www.velocity44.com/products.php? ... _Bike_Fit_

Sandy Wallace in Inverkeithing is another option
http://www.swc.co.uk/page.asp?id=bikefit

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby thegreatdivide » Fri Feb 08, 2013 08:32 am

Spokes in Kirkaldy offer an extensive bike fit. Lots of good reports post fit. It's a lengthy one though (unlike Tri Centre which is about half an hour) and it costs £120 a pop http://www.spokescycles.net/product/976 ... it_Service

They're about to start a website specifically for the fit called www.bikefitscotland.co.uk
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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby PaulC555 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:41 pm

moonshine wrote:Dooleys don't do it.
I'm off to Velocity 44 in Stirling this morning for a Retul bike fit.
http://www.velocity44.com/products.php? ... _Bike_Fit_

Sandy Wallace in Inverkeithing is another option
http://www.swc.co.uk/page.asp?id=bikefit



Oohhhh interested to know how you get on.....live in Stirling area was thinking of booking a session....
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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby moonshine » Mon Feb 11, 2013 09:01 am

A very good session today... 3.5hrs to sort out my TT bike and road bike - excellent value / fun etc... and highly recommended! :)

TT saddle was dropped 15mm, moved rear back by 5mm, extensions moved rearward... outcome below.
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Interestingly, by road saddle moved back by 40mm, dropped by 15mm...

it was mainly done on my TT bike, and It was an extra £30 for the second bike. (my Felt road bike.)
There were prob 8 runs in done on the turbo with some load on (about 200w) to get baseline positions (left & right side) using the motion capture dots & camera, then fine tuning the position with motion capture / angle / position analysis at each alteration to see the effect.
Time consuming, but very interesting.... It will take a while to adjust but it is quite a different biomechanical position than i thought i was in - but it makes sense...

each change was incremental to try and bring lower body into 'parameter' and one could see the effect on foot angle / back angle / leg extension/ hip movement. Etc

Some of the info that one looks at in real time... & the output one gets at the end...
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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby turbo1191 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 08:30 am

just resurecting this post.. was thinking off giving hooked-on a call or velocity 44.. velocity seems quite pricey at £160 but seems a lengthy proccess.. has anyone got first hand experience of hooked-on?

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby JoseHernandez » Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:58 am

turbo1191 wrote:just resurecting this post.. was thinking off giving hooked-on a call or velocity 44.. velocity seems quite pricey at £160 but seems a lengthy proccess.. has anyone got first hand experience of hooked-on?


Where did you end up going turbo1191 ? I am also looking for bike fit preferably in Scotland.
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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby turbo1191 » Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:14 pm

Ended up going to hooked-on in bathgate. Best £50 ive spent. . Was getting knee pain before fit and not getting any now. Turns out my saddle was too low and too far forward and my cleats were in the wrong position. After fit im a lot comfier on bike and my average mph went up.. :)

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby nanas1 » Tue May 27, 2014 19:20 pm

Anything in the Aberdeenshire / Moray area?

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Re: Scotland Bike Fit

Postby Aberdeen_lune » Tue May 27, 2014 21:55 pm

Garth Kruger of Vankru bikes does fitting in Banchory every now and then when he's in town. He is very good does the Retul fit. Contact him at Vankru bikes site to check if he's coming north again soon.


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