60% OF YOUR WEIGHT SITS ON YOUR SADDLE
SO MAKE SURE ITS THE RIGHT ONE IN THE RIGHT POSITION
The wrong saddle or the right saddle in the wrong position can ruin a bike ride. More importantly it can also lead to health issues such as lower back pain, saddle sores and numbness of the soft tissue around the pubic bone. These problems normally arise when your weight is not evenly balanced on your saddle or supported through your pelvis.
An uncomfortable saddle also has knock on effects to the rest of your cycling position. "Bike fits" typically only require you to be in the saddle for short periods of time, so the soreness, hotspots and numbness don’t have time to build up to noticeable levels. This can lead to you being put into a position that, whilst fine in the fit studio, is a different story once you are out on a longer ride, exacerbated by road vibrations.
By using our pressure mapping system, it is possible to analyse your personal saddle pressure dispersion, to ensure that your saddle starts comfortable and remains that way. Once we have found a saddle that suits your anatomy we fit it to your bike and optimise your comfort on the saddle, by adjusting its height, angle and fore-aft position, using our motion capture system and the pressure mapping hardware.
A session typically lasts an hour depending on your requirements, at a rate of £100/hr