Bike Fit: Optimise Your Bike Position for High Performance and Injury Avoidance

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A&C Black, Aug 12, 2014 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages

This practical guide, written by a leading BIKE FIT expert, takes you step-by-step through the BIKE FIT process – to ensure you maximise your cycling potential.
Do you suffer from lower back pain after a long weekend ride? Do your shoes wear out on one side more than the other? Are you experiencing numbness in your hands, or knee pain?
Phil Burt, Head Physiotherapist at British Cycling and Team Sky Consultant Physiotherapist, has worked with hundreds of cyclists to help them solve these and many other classic cycling niggles. In this book he outlines his methods to help you analyse your position and get the best from your bike. The right BIKE FIT can mean the difference between a good ride and a bad one, but a professional fit can cost more than you paid for your bike. The information is all here. Let Phil Burt guide you through your own BIKE FIT, to ensure your bike and body work in harmony.
Packed with useful diagrams, step by step diagnostics and case studies, this is the must-read for any cyclist keen to get a performance advantage.

 

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Contents

Bike Fit Foreword Print
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Bike Fit Chap 1 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 2 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 3 Print
36
Bike Fit Chap 4 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 5 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 6 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 7 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 8 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 9 Print
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Bike Fit Chap 10 Print
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Bike Fit Glossary Index Print
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Phil Burt was the lead physiotherapist for British Cycling as they dominated the 2008 and 2012 Olympic
Games, and his work there continues to change the cycling world's thinking. He has been with Team Sky
Pro Cycling from the beginning, which in four years went from scratch to winning the Tour de France twice.

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