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Old 10-09-06, 02:47 PM   #1
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Good bikefitters in Socal?

Can anyone recommend me some good bike fitters? Need a couple things tweaked and would like it done professionally.
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Old 10-09-06, 03:15 PM   #2
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I haven't used this service personally. I noticed them while driving around town a few months ago...

http://aroadbike4u.com/bike_fitting
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Old 10-09-06, 04:06 PM   #3
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I haven't used this service personally. I noticed them while driving around town a few months ago...

http://aroadbike4u.com/bike_fitting
HB is a little far from me but I might check them out. I was also considering Josh Horowitz from Pezcyclingnews. His company (Liquid Fitness) is closer to me but I'm don't think he uses all the fancy gizmos and cost more. Thanks Tiffanie!
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Old 10-09-06, 04:09 PM   #4
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eddie monier. i believe his wesbite is ww.velo-fit.com or something like that (i'd check for you but i have internet restrictions at work). great guy and great service. $250 or so.
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Several shop owners do decent fittings... try Robert Kahler at Santiago Cyclery (Tustin) or Jim at Sand Canyon Cycles (Irvine).

I've been fitted several times and my favorite fitting, the one I still use, was done by Mark who used to work at Two Wheeler Dealer in Brea. If you give them a call they might have his number. He will travel to your place.

If you are willing to pay some cash for a truly professional fitting, try John Howard in San Diego. Howard, a world class cyclist, does fittings at his facility. See johnhowardsports.com.
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Old 10-09-06, 04:19 PM   #6
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www.sundancecycles.com Serotta fitting service.

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www.sundancecycles.com Serotta fitting service.

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Sundance is a great place to get fit on a bike, they fitted me a couple of years ago. I think any shop that has been educated in the Serotta Fitting system for the the Serotta's have a much better understanding of the whole fit process and what is right for each individual rider.
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Old 10-09-06, 05:03 PM   #8
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+1 on eddie at velo-fit
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Old 10-09-06, 05:23 PM   #9
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FWIW, I just came back from Surf City Cyclery (again!) and found that they do professional fittings. Something about "Body Geometry Fit Certification" and Andy Pruitt. (?)

I know you said this area's far, just wanted to put it out there...
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Old 10-09-06, 05:26 PM   #10
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Can anyone recommend me some good bike fitters? Need a couple things tweaked and would like it done professionally.

Have you tried Bicycle Johns...that is pretty close to you...
I went to the one in Burbank for a fitting..they were great!!!
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i dunno if theyre any good but bicycle johns does bike fitting. they have shops in burbank, acton, and a little one in northridge...
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that was weird...
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at bicycles john's in burbank, sandra does most of the fittings. she races as a pro and knows her stuff as well.
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Old 10-09-06, 11:31 PM   #15
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im def going to check some of these places out. thanks for the info guys.
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Old 11-15-06, 09:04 PM   #16
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I haven't used this service personally. I noticed them while driving around town a few months ago...

http://aroadbike4u.com/bike_fitting
I went to visit those guys yesterday for a fitting with Damon. The session lasted about 90 minutes, I was very impressed with his knowledge and the technology he used as my previous bike fitting was very 'old school'. Damon extended my seat tube by about 10mm and moved my cleats back. I rode this morning with the new setup and it seemed better, but I suppose I need to give it a few weeks before making a final judgement.

The experience was overall very pleasant and informative, I will go back for a follow-up session which is included in the price.
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Old 11-15-06, 09:35 PM   #17
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Good to know there's knowledgable people there. Check back in and let us know the final word!
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at bicycles john's in burbank, sandra does most of the fittings. she races as a pro and knows her stuff as well.
sandra hooked me up at bicycle johns in burbank. basic fit was $35. worked well for me.
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Old 11-18-06, 11:02 PM   #19
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I was helped by Randy Ice, who founded S.C.O.R. and the Solvang Century. Do not know where he is now.
Brea perhaps?
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