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EDINBURGH BIKE FITTING

At Edinburgh Bike Fitting, we offer bike fitting services to cyclists of all disciplines and abilities.

Combining a wealth of experience, and the latest technology from Retül, Geobiomized, Leomo and Bioracer, we’re committed to providing the best service.

Having fitted thousands of cyclists, including numerous elite level athletes ranging from Commonwealth Games medalists and National Champions to World record holders, we draw on extensive experience to provide you with your best fit.

To make a booking please get in touch, or Book Online Please note, we have no official opening hours, we are open by appointment only at your convenience.

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About us

Edinburgh Bike Fitting was established in 2014 by Douglas Shaw. We are a company committed to offering the highest standard in bike fitting. Using premium technology such as Retül motion capture, Gebiomized pressure mapping, Leomo motion analysis, Bioracer virtual wind tunnel, Racermate Spinscan.

While we recognise that there is no tool that can replace the experience of a well-trained fitter, we utilise some of the most sophisticated technology available to compliment our work.

As of 2018 Edinburgh Bike Fitting Expanded its offering into Cycle Coaching, Physiotherapy, and Nutrition and Strength and Flexibility classes. With plans for more, Edinburgh Bike Fitting looks forward to a bright future.

Our philosophy is to deliver a multi-disciplinary evidence based approach, to continually self-educate, develop and improve our offering to clients.

We offer free consultation for anyone that would like more information on bike fitting, additional services and what we can do for you, so feel free to get in touch!

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Meet The Team

 

Edinburgh Bike Fitting proudly hosts a multidisciplinary team with vast experience in cycling and across a variety of sports to offer clients the best information and evidence based practise across a range of disciplines and services.

 
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Douglas Shaw MSc BSc/Hons, Founder of Edinburgh Bike Fitting.

Dougie is our lead bike fitter, and since founding Edinburgh Bike Fitting in 2014, has seen more than 1400 cyclists in his studio. Building on his MSc in Sports Performance Enhancement, he has gained accreditation as an IBFI Level 3 Bike Fitter, certifying that Dougie is among the best in the world in his field.

He has committed himself to furthering his understanding of bike fitting, becoming a Retul accredited bike fitter in 2014, attending the 2015 ISCO in Germany and 2016 ISCO in Manchester, he’s even spent a month working with Curtis Cramblett, who is widely renowned as one of the best bike fitters in the world. Dougie is currently working towards his British Cycling Level 2 coaching certification.


 
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Innes Ogilvie Bike Fitter.

Innes’ original profession is Graphic Design, though recently his focus has transitioned to bike fit. His commitment to learning the trade has shown his potential as a fitter. He’s already got a few years of coaching experience under his belt and he’s currently working towards certification as a Level 3 Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor to help expand our offering at Edinburgh Bike Fitting. Innes has recently found his niche in ultra-distance bikepacking races, racking up some impressive mileage over the past few years.

 
 

Kenny Duffy MBCHB BSc (Hons) MCSP HCPC, Physiotherapist and Medical Doctor.

 
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Robyn Dunn MSc Sport & Exercise Nutrition BSc (Hons) Nutrition

Robyn is an experienced knowledgable nutritionist with a special interest in cycling and triathlon. her unique combination of experience and qualification allows her to offer a nutritional support package to athletes at all levels of competition.

Robyn is a Registered associate nutritionist with the association of nutrition and a graduate registrant of the sport and exercise nutrition register, a top competency based register of sport and exercise nutrition professionals. To compliment those associations she is also a UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Advisor and has an ISAK Level 1 qualification.

Athletes We Have Fitted

Edinburgh Bike Fitting has proudly established itself as the fit center of choice for a number of top Scottish cyclists, helping them to achieve their goals at an elite level. Rest assured that the same care and detail that went into their bike fit goes into yours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is a bike fit right for me?

A good bike fit promises greater comfort, increased power output, improved efficiency and reduced injury risks. If these sound like something you’d be interested in, then book in for a fit today!

What should I expect from a bike fit?

During a short warm up on the bike, we will discuss your intended outcomes for the session in addition to any current or previous injuries that might affect the fit.

After addressing any obvious changes, we will run through a series of feedback loops to determine any areas that require further attention.

We will conduct a basic physical assessment off the bike to find any physical inhibitions which may be affecting the fit. If necessary, we can work through a series of exercises to ameliorate any physical limitations.

Using Retül, we will confirm that any changes we have made to your bike have improved your position.

Provided that there aren’t any componentry changes that we can’t supply in store, we will scan your position with Retül and send you a report of the final fit.

What should I take with me?

Cycling clothing is needed to ensure correct sensor placement for the Retül motion analysis. Ideally, all fits should be conducted in a cycling jersey, shorts and shoes - though it is possible to fit with flat pedals if necessary.

It’s recommended you bring trainers and any orthotics you may have, along with spare stems and saddles that you have built up over the years, if applicable!

If you’re being fitted for a Time Trial or Tri Bike fit, you should also bring the helmet you intend to use.

Do I get anything to take home?

Yes, every fit is finished with a Zin which provides you with your set up measurements for future reference. We will then email you a copy of our fit report at the end of every session.

Where are you based?

We are based in Ronde Bicycle Outfitters  in Edinburgh Scotland. Although based in our Edinburgh studio we offer portable bike fitting all over Scotland, we just need a livingroom size space, garage or whatever space you have to work with, no hard in getting in touch to ask if your space may suit.

Do you offer discounts?

Yes. For groups of three or more, we can offer a reduced rate provided that you pay at the same time.

For teams and groups of five or more, we can offer you a further reduction on all fitting services.

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What if I don't have a bike?

No need to worry! We have a state of the art Retül Müve bike which can precisely replicate the position of any bike on the market.

If you’re in the market for a new bike, then this will be used as part of our Frame Finder Session to determine the best bike for you.

What bike can I get fitted on?

Road, MTB, Cross, Track, TT and Commuter bikes, including E-Bikes. We will happily accommodate any style of bike.

How long does it take?

See our services list for specific information on each session.

Can I cancel my appointment?

You may cancel or rearrange your appointment within 24 hours with no charge. Unless it’s an emergency, if you no-show without getting in touch, then that’s bad karma you will have to deal with for the rest of your life.

Can I park my car?

There is free on street parking outside on a Saturday and Sunday. Weekdays cost £2.20 per hour between 8.30am and 5.30pm.

How do I pay?

We accept card payments as well as cash.

What are your opening hours?

We have no opening hours, we are open by appointment to suit you.