Cycling is literally where man (or woman) meets machine. Both must be optimized to produce maximum power, efficiency, and comfort on a bicycle. Class Cycles has the unique advantage of having a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and former professional road racer as our bike fitter. Andrea Myers, PT, DPT, OCS is also a current category 1 road and cyclocross racer and a BikePT Bronze certified bike fitter. Go to other bike shops for a fit, and you will likely be fit by a mechanic or salesperson who has taken some weekend fit courses. Andrea’s extensive biomechanical knowledge and racing experience gives her an advantage over traditional bike fitters. She thoroughly understands the causes of cycling-related pain in a way that non-healthcare professionals cannot.
The first step in the bike fitting process is the client interview. Andrea will ask about your racing or riding goals, training volume, injury history, and your specific questions and concerns. She will then complete a musculoskeletal screen, in which she assesses your total body flexibility, strength, and alignment. Your current bike position will be measured, recorded, and you will be assessed riding in your current position. Various on the bike measurements are taken to determine where your position compares to known “normal ranges” for joint angles and alignment of knee over pedal spindle. Adjustments are made, starting from the foot and working up to the knee, hip, trunk, and upper body. Once your position is finalized based on angle optimization and rider comfort, final measurements are taken and given to you. Your fit measurements are also kept on file at Class Cycles as a backup.
Andrea specializes in “hard to fit riders” who may have a leg length discrepancy, limited range of motion due to injury, or other biomechanical abnormalities. Traditional bike fitters often do not have the knowledge base to fit these types of riders, leaving them frustrated and considering hanging up the bike. Andrea’s extensive knowledge allows her to consider a greater range of options to allow a “hard to fit rider” to pedal with comfort, power, and efficiency. In addition, the Trek Pure Position fit bike allows fits to be completed with varying crank lengths. If you have a leg length discrepancy, Andrea has the ability to try any crank length between 165 and 180mm with the quick adjustment of two bolts.
Bike Fitting Menu
Fits may be done on standard trainer or on Trek Pure Precision Fit Bike depending on client needs. There is a $100 Discount on All Bikes Fits on Bikes Purchased From Class Cycles Or a 100 Dollar Credit if a bike is purchased within 30 days.
Deluxe Bike Fit $300 (75-90 minutes)
For Road, Hybrid, Cyclocross, or Mountain Bikes Musculoskeletal screen Cleat adjustment, including varus/valgus wedges or leg length shims if needed Saddle height and fore-aft adjustment Cockpit adjustment (stem, bars, brake levers)
Triathlon/TT Bike Fit $325 (90 minutes)
For any bike with aero bars Musculoskeletal screen Cleat adjustment, including varus/valgus wedges or leg length shims if needed Saddle height and fore-aft adjustment Cockpit adjustment (aero bar length, width, pad placement, stem, handlebars)Positions are set up according to appropriate governing body specifications (UCI, USAC, USAT)
New Bike Fit on Trek Pure Precision Fit Bike - $300 (60-90 minutes)
For riders who are looking for a new bike, but who aren’t sure what specific bike will fit best Musculoskeletal screen Cleat adjustment, including varus/valgus wedges or leg length shims if neededSaddle height and fore-aft adjustment Cockpit adjustment (stem, bars, brake levers) X-Y measurements from finalized fit are entered into Trek Pure Position database, which generates report with best fitting bikes from all major brands Fit coordinates from Trek Pure Precision Fit can be applied to existing bikes
Mini-fits - $50/15 minutes (time varies based on specific service)
Services Including: Cleat setup New saddle installation Clip-on aero bar installation