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Old 07-15-20, 01:33 PM
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Good bike fitter?

Can anyone recommend a good bike fitter in the bay area?
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Old 07-16-20, 10:46 AM
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There's a new shop in Walnut Creek, R&A Cycles, and from what they told me they have a full time bike fitter who comes in to their store to do fits. I can't vouch for his ability, but are there bad bike fitters lol? Seems like a pretty specialized niche profession, so one would think as long as it's not the 16 year old store mechanic who also does it, I would assume they all know what they are doing...
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I've been fitted by Pedro Dungo in the Marina, he's good:
https://fittedbypedro.com/

Before opting for Pedro, I considered Ryan Moore:
https://revolutionsinfitness.com/bike-fits
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There's a new shop in Walnut Creek, R&A Cycles, and from what they told me they have a full time bike fitter who comes in to their store to do fits. I can't vouch for his ability, but are there bad bike fitters lol? Seems like a pretty specialized niche profession, so one would think as long as it's not the 16 year old store mechanic who also does it, I would assume they all know what they are doing...
I live 10 min away from RA, and they have become my LBS. Their bike fitter splits time between NYC and WC and he is gone at the moment, but I will probably just wait until he comes back. Their fitting station is top notch, and their whole team is top notch.
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I've been fitted by Pedro Dungo in the Marina, he's good:
https://fittedbypedro.com/

Before opting for Pedro, I considered Ryan Moore:
https://revolutionsinfitness.com/bike-fits
Maybe I will look into booking Pedro, thanks!
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Dario Fredrick is the founder and director of the Whole Athlete Performance Center. An exercise physiologist and expert bike fitter, he has worked with endurance athletes since 1994.

www.wholeathlete.com/bike-fitting/

Fit and designed custom build for me 10 years. A number of other riders I know have used him for fitting recently with great success.
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InvertedMP - I recommend a couple things before your appointment:

1. Ride for 5-10 miles and arrive limber. My seating position changes after half an hour of riding.
2. If you're thinking of changing to a longer (or shorter) stem, bring the second stem with you.

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I did a fitting with Ryan Moore when he was at 3D Bike Fit in San Francisco back in 2014. Good experience, would definitely recommend!
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I had a fitting at Zealot Cycleworks San Ramon in January, and a recent tune-up.
Dimas did a great job.

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OK I did my fit finally! Did it at R&A in Walnut Creek with Arland. He spent about 4 hours with me, and it was an extremely thorough and eye opening experience. I learned a ton about my self and it was so much fun to feel the positive changes in the bike. Couldn't recommend them enough!
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