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The Case of the Laid Back Lady | SlowTwitch.com

Slowtwitch.com – May 13, 2013, “Only one fitter touched on one of the answers I hoped to elicit, and not surprisingly it came from Jon Blyer: “Make sure she is using a compact handlebar, if not, I might be able to squeeze an extra 10 or 20mm of handlebar reach out of her without actually changing her position when she is riding the hoods.”

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Fit Factors to Consider Before Buying a Bike | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.com - November 7, 2014, Once you’ve found your ideal position on an existing bike or through a new fit, you can mimick that position on a new frame or cockpit using a tape measure and a calculator. Translate the fit accurately and your new ride will be comfortable immediately…

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2014 Triathlete Magazine Buyer’s Guide, Saddle Review | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.com - February 28, 2014, Merge the most important features of an ISM saddle with a road saddle and you get the Hilo. It features a relatively narrow central cutout spanning the entire saddle and dense yet conforming padding for comfort and pelvic support…

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2014 Triathlete Magazine Buyer’s Guide, AeroBar Review | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.com - February 28, 2014, If you like to tinker with your fit or need a big stack height boost to get comfy in the aero position, this bar offers a solution. It has an adjustable range wider than any of the other integrated bars in this review…

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Make Your Road Bike Aero | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.com - June 18, 2014, Setting up a road bike with typical clip-on aerobars comes with compromises: Finding a powerful position is difficult without jamming the saddle far forward, and a seatpost that pushes the saddle toward the bars improves comfort in the aerobars but can contribute to hand numbness, shoulder fatigue and sketchy handling when riding in the road position…

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Tips to Avoid Crotch Chafe | Men’s Health News

news.menshealth.comDec 11, 2012 Instead, triathlete Jonathan Blyer, owner of the Acme Bicycle Company in Brooklyn, recommends aptly-named creams like Chamois Butt’r ($13 per 8 oz., amazon.com ) and DZ Nuts ($18 per 4 oz., amazon.com ) Not only are they lubricants, but they’re also…

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Saddle Sore No More | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.comNov 14, 2012 $22, Reflectsports.com Some athletes prefer their own cream concoctions, such as this “recipe” from Jonathan Blyer, the owner of Acme Bicycle Company in Brooklyn ( Acmebicycleco.com ). A “tub” of his homemade cream costs around $5. Directions: Warm the Vaseline…

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Wiki Bikes: The OCD Science Behind a Perfect Fitting Bike

ikibikes.blogspot.comJul 1, 2012 One of the most sophisticated labs for this kind of cycling science is at Acme Bicycle Co., a Brooklyn, New York shop run by Jonathan Blyer. Gizmodo visited Acme for a data-driven fitting, and a closer look at how the mix of robots, computers, and motion-capture video come together to…

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Bike Fit Fixes For Common Cycling Problems | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.comApr 19, 2012 The Arione Versus is shaped very similar to the popular Arione Tri 2 saddle. Instead of an extremely padded nose, this saddle is noticeably firmer and has a channel running the entire length. Testers found it most comfortable when sitting toward the back of the saddle instead of scooting out…

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Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Saddles | Triathlete Magazine

triathlon.competitor.comApr 19, 2012 The Arione Versus is shaped very similar to the popular Arione Tri 2 saddle. Instead of an extremely padded nose, this saddle is noticeably firmer and has a channel running the entire length. Testers found it most comfortable when sitting toward the back of the saddle instead of scooting out…

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Introducing An Essential Bike Fitter: Jonathan Blyer

triessential.comJul 21, 2011 early on, this was something constantly preached to me, so when the time came for me to upgrade, I trusted none other than my good friend, training buddy and owner of ACME Bicycle Co ., Jonathan Blyer. I sat down with him the other day to ask him all about his exciting new company and…

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The OCD Science Behind a Perfect Fitting Bike

gizmodo.comJul 11, 2011 One of the most sophisticated labs for this kind of cycling science is at Acme Bicycle Co., a Brooklyn, New York shop run by Jonathan Blyer. Gizmodo visited Acme for a data-driven fitting, and a closer look at how the mix of robots, computers, and motion-capture video come together to…

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