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Developed in conjunction with Dr. Andy Pruitt of the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, the Specialized Body Geometry FIT (BG FIT) is a comprehensive bicycle fitting philosophy designed to help cyclists ride faster, longer, and in greater comfort with a reduced chance of injury. All BG FITs begin with a personal interview, through which we learn about your individual cycling needs and goals, and conclude with a follow-up to further fine tune your position.
Landis Cyclery Body Geometry FIT Technicians have received extensive training from the medical consultants and expert staff at Specialized to analyze each athlete’s unique physical attributes, pedaling technique, posture, and more. Using key data gained during the flexibility and structural assessment, we will optimize your bicycle and equipment to match your individual physiological profile. In addition, the BG FIT allows us to provide you with the insight and knowledge necessary to understand how your body functions on a bicycle and how it affects the products that you choose, leading to quantifiable benefits.  

BG FIT is the only bicycle fitting methodology to combined trained and certified technicians, breakthrough tools like Dual Angle Technical Assessment (DATA - a dual angle video motion capture software), and a detailed and dynamic fit assessment process to give you exceptional power and comfort on your bicycle.
Learn more about the Specialized Body Geometry Fit process.
Comprehensive Interview
In the pre-fit interview, we’ll review your cycling history, goals, injury history, and any other relevant personal fitness history, allowing us to sharpen the focus of the Flexibility and Structural Assessment. By asking structured questions relating to injury history and physiology, we can anticipate limitations in key range of motion areas that may affect important aspects of your bicycle set-up.

Flexibility and Structural Assessment
The Advanced 23-Step BG FIT Flexibility and Structural Assessment identifies individual strengths and limitations as well as body structure and flexibility as it relates to cycling. This important information will allow us to determine and explain the most beneficial position for you on your bicycle across all three of your bicycle contact points. This thorough step-by-step process includes physical therapy assessments pertaining to foot structure, spinal curvature, hip flexibility, leg length discrepancy, gluteus strength, core strength, and more.  

Side Plane Assessment
Dynamically assessed using the side view of the cyclist, while taking into consideration information from the previous Flexibility and Structural Assessment, the goal is to deliver a correct individualized neutral position that’s both powerful and comfortable through adjustments to cleat position, saddle position, stem length and angle, and handlebar position. In addition, we examine areas pertaining to weight distribution, shoulder, elbow and hand alignment, hip angle, and torso angle. Establishing an effective individualized neutral cycling position allows the cyclist to fluidly and effectively adapt to changes in terrain, cadence and effort, leading to increased comfort and efficiency. We'll incorporate Specialized Dual Angle Technical Assessment (DATA - a dual angle video motion capture software).

Front Plane Assessment
Dynamically assessed using the front view of the cyclist, while taking into consideration information from the Flexibility and Structural Assessment and Side Plane Assessment, the goal is to focus on the finer points of a cyclist's alignment to deliver optimized hip, knee and foot alignment and squareness on the saddle. We review foot stabilization through cycling-specific footbed systems, forefoot shims, cleat cant wedges and cleat shims. We make adjustments to align you squarely on the saddle, achieving balanced power delivery from the whole body. We'll incorporate Specialized DATA.

You'll receive a detailed report that records the set-up of your bicycle based on your individualized cycling position. This report may be used for future reference, to match all of your bicycles to your new position, or to assist you in purchasing a new bicycle.

We are here to support you as you adapt and settle in to your new fit. We will reach out to you a week after your BG FIT appointment to inquire about your experience with your bicycle.