Member Question: Using the Profile Design Fast Forward Seat Post

author : FitWerx
comments : 1
photoWould it be a simple and advisable to swap back and forth between the road seat post with no aero bars and the tri seat post with aero bars?

Member Questions: Getting a Good Bike Fit

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoWe are often asked the question, "What size frame should I buy" and the answer is “it depends”. I know that’s not the answer you want to hear, but hopefully the following will shed some more light.

Member Question: Adjusting the Rear Derailleur

author : FitWerx
comments : 3
photoWhen I switch one wheelset for another, the rear derailleur needs to be adjusted because the rear wheel on each holds the cassette in a different position. Where do I start?

Member Question: Wheelset Upgrade for Ironman Lake Placid

author : FitWerx
comments : 2
photoI have Bontrager Race Lite wheels. I was looking into renting Zipp 303's or 404's for race day for Ironman Lake Placid. What time will I save?

Disparity Among Bike Fitters

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photo How is it that fitters who use the same systems come up with different fits for the same person? I want to be comfortable first, faster second, and more aero third.

Member Question: Cleat Position

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoHow do I know if my cleats need to be adjusted? And how do you know in which direction to adjust them? I have been having medial knee pain and edema but my LBS says the cleat placement is fine.

Member Question: Tight Hamstring on the Bike

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoI can run and swim with no problems but when I get on the bike my hamstring starts to tighten up. I had my bike fitted in January and the problem seemed fine until I got out on the roads recently.

Member Question: Component Upgrade Priority on a Custom Frame

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoI am in the process of buying my first tri bike. Because of my size my fitter suggested buying a custom frame but then I have an infinite number of choices for components, wheels, aerobars, etc.

Member Question: How to Maintain My Bike?

author : FitWerx
comments : 2
photoI bought a new road bike in April and want to know how to properly maintain it during the season when I'm riding often and during the off season.

Member Question: Ironman Wisconsin Bike Optimization

author : FitWerx
comments : 1
photoShould I remove the PD Jammers bars and ride it as is, set-up for riding in the drops and hoods? Should I run my Easton Orion II wheels or my Hed Jet60 C2's for IMWI?

Member Question: HIM Time Savings - Road vs Tri Bike

author : FitWerx
comments : 2
photoWhat kind of time difference would one expect in changing from a road bike with aerobars to a tri bike with aerobars over a HIM distance if using the same wheelset?

Member Question: Proper Saddle and Knee Position

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoMany things will influence your triathlon bike position, but if you are forced to set your position up on your own, there are several overall guidelines that should help.

Bike Tech: Chronic Shoulder & Neck Pain While Aero

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoI went in for a fitting because I had been having chronic stabbing pain in my shoulder/neck whenever I ride for more than 30 minutes. I'm planning a half Ironman this summer, any help for this?

Member Question: Mountain Bike Upgrades for Triathlon

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoI read somewhere about "bar ends" to put on your handle bars, do you recommend them? Is this similar to adding clip on aero bars?

Member Question: High Mileage Bike Maintenance

author : FitWerx
comments : 0
photoI have about 9k miles on my bike, what needs to be done, checked or replaced to be sure it is in tip-top shape? I'm racing IM Canada this summer.
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