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Thanks for the phenomenal bike fit Steve, so much to report but in a nutshell... No saddle sores, no sciatica, 5 to 7 percent increase in power...

- Jenny

THE NEED FOR PATIENCE

by on April 23, 2014
Last updated: April 24, 2014
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I’m writing this post because I get a regular stream of emails from bike fitters that I respect who relate stories about fit clients who nodded their heads at the right time; said they understood completely and agreed that positional adjustments require time for the body to adapt……………………………and then Read more »

PEDALING ACTION: Quantity vs Quality

by on April 19, 2014 » 6 comments
Last updated: April 23, 2014
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Why do many bike fitters set riders’ seats too high? Steve uses the experience of a recent client to delve into the reason why and to explain the ups and downs of the pedal stroke.

“Mr. Passoni” visits Hogg HQ

by on April 12, 2014
Last updated: April 17, 2014
A rare moment... Four Passoni in one place at the same time.

In March, Matteo Cassina, the principal of Passoni visited Sydney. He invited me for a ride with him and two of his friends. The friends turned out to be Kim Fournais, CEO of Saxo Bank, and Anthony Griffin, CEO of Saxo Banks’ Australian operations. We met on a rainy Monday morning Read more »

FUNCTION AND PERFORMANCE – AN OBJECT LESSON

by on March 21, 2014 » 2 comments
Last updated: March 21, 2014
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OBJECT LESSON

Steve is in the midst of working on some long and detailed posts; however, he is back with a short but important one that is an object lesson on the link between function and performance.

SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES PAGE

by on December 11, 2013
Last updated: December 13, 2013

Do you have a bike fit success story? If so, we want to know!

IMPROVING PERFORMANCE: Some obvious and not so obvious methods

by on October 30, 2013 » 30 comments
Last updated: November 18, 2013
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In this post, Steve takes a look at improving performance within five different catorgories: Breathing, Nutrition, Function, Equipment and Training. He highlights the Breathing section with a review of an invention from friend to the site, Gotz Heine, called Nasal Suffocating Aid (NaSA). It’s a simple, inexpensive solution for those seeking to simulate altitude training. Along with NaSA, you’ll find several methods every serious or not-so-serious rider can benefit from…

REINTRODUCING THE HEEL WEDGE

by on September 25, 2013
Last updated: September 30, 2013
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Heel Wedges are the biggest single selling item in the store, and we thought it was time to reintroduce them. So why a heel wedge and not a cleat wedge? Here are the pros and cons as I see them: From a proprioceptive point of view, wedging placement is Read more »

HOT FOOT – Why and what to do

by on September 21, 2013 » 15 comments
Last updated: October 1, 2013
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Many riders have experienced “Hot Foot” at one time or another… In this post, Steve explores the mechanical and functional causes of hot foot and offers general solutions. Relief to riding with foot pain may be a click away!

RANT NO. 4: Di2 shifter ergonomics / cable guides / carbon revisited / beer

by on September 18, 2013 » 14 comments
Last updated: September 18, 2013
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RANT No.4

In Steve’s fourth Rant, he discusses his mixed feelings towards today’s offerings of electronic shifting, the difficulty of installing internal cables, why metal sometimes outperforms carbon and beer offerings in restaurants.

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO READ ABOUT?

by on September 9, 2013 » 20 comments
Last updated: September 19, 2013
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What do you want to read about?

Steve’s rested and ready to start writing more often again, and he wants subscribers to voice what they want him to write about. Please let him know!

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