International Cyclefit Symposium is to be held in London, 25-26th January, with global who's who of bike fit specialists

Euro bike fit symposium rides out next week

Cyclefit of London is organising the International Cyclefit Symposium, to be staged 25-26th January at the Design Council Offices in Bow Street, Covent Garden.

This is a two day forum into the relationship between the human body and a bicycle. The symposium is targeted at bike fitting practitioners, coaches and trainers, bicycle frame and component manufacturers and athletes.

"ICS is a unique event and the only occasion where all the disparate branches of cycling science and the fitting community can come together for a collective learning experience," said Philip Cavell, director of Cyclefit.

The symposium costs £500 per person.

Due to give talks are eight bike fitting experts including Keith Bontrager, Alberto Fonte of Fi’zi:k, Phil Burt of Team Sky/British Cycling and Todd Carver of Retul.Topics to be covered will be the Myth of K.O.P.S, elite bike fitting, pelvic asymmetry and a other subjectsof importance to the understanding of how the human body interacts with a bicycle.

Late entries to the line up are gebioMized of Germany who will be showing their pressure assessment technology that can be applied to saddle design and footbeds.

Cavell said: "Uptake has been very good with the UK’s more forward looking bike retailers, bike distributors and bike fitting companies attending plus attendees travelling from the USA, Spain and Germany."

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