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Level 4 - Aerodynamic FitLevel 3 Fit

For the athlete that is doing triathlons or time trials this is a great way of shaving time off your races.  The aerodynamics of the rider on the bicycle make up for half of the energy consumption, note that all of the bike equipment combined only make up for 15 percent of the energy consumed (bicycle weight, rolling resistance and frame stiffness make up most of the balance of energy consumed). 

If you compare your surface area to that of your bike it is easy to see how your body has a much greater impact on aerodynamics.  Most people look at this backwards, focusing on aerodynamic equipment as their top priority, spending lots of money for small gains.

An ideal aero position does not simply mean having the most aggressive riding position possible.  It means you must have as aerodynamic position as possible without sacrificing comfort or power.  When you trade power or comfort for aerodynamics you will have a hard time keeping a fast pace even on short courses, the net result will be slower times.

Our level four aerodynamic fit uses all the processes followed in a level 2 fit with the added focus of finding your ideal aerodynamic position in your time trail bars.  We start with a full interview to review your history and goals for the future.  Skeletal and flexibility measurements are taken along with measurements of your existing TT or triathlon bike. Then we move to the multi-adjustable size cycle to start working on all aspects of the fit from the cleat position, knee, hip, back, shoulders, elbows and hands. 

This can be done to work on your existing TT or triathlon bike or towards a new bike. The cost is $295 and includes a full report on what information was determined during the fitting.  A credit of $150 can be used at any time in the future towards the purchase of any new TT or triathlon bike from Ace Custom Cycles.

What do I need to bring for my professional fitting?
  • 2 to 3 hours of your time
  • your existing bike, with pedals
  • bike shorts
  • comfortable top
  • bike shoes

Bike upgrades available - We have many sizes of stems, handlebars, saddles, seatposts (and more!) available for purchase to upgrade your bike based on the fitting analysis.

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