I demand that my support staff are podium-level people themselves - not just the riders. With this book Phil has confirmed that he is at the top of his field in the world. -- Sir David Brailsford My advice has always been to seek expert advice from experienced cyclists, coaches or physios, or from a reputable bike shop. But now there is another option, and that is to consult Phil's book. -- Sir Chris Hoy Phil Burt has spent more time looking at bike-fitting issues with more of the world's top athletes and across more disciplines than any other person on the planet. -- Chris Boardman My thighs can vouch for the fact that Phil Burt has the best (bike-fitting) hands in the business. -- Alastair Campbell What Phil Burt doesn't know about bike position probably isn't worth knowing: all his knowledge and his years of experience are distilled in this book. Phil has worked closely with the very best and their gold medals and other successes attest to how effective he is at helping cyclists find their optimum position and fulfil their potential. -- Richard Moore Phil knows my body and its injuries better than anyone. Over the years he has successfully rehabilitated me many times and fine-tuned my bike position to allow me to be as optimal as possible. He's world class at what he does. -- Ben Swift Phil's known me since I was in the British Cycling academy, and I'd trust him with any injury and how to accommodate it on the bike. -- Geraint Thomas It is good to see a comprehensive book focused solely on bike fit. Phil has done an excellent job at compiling the research and sharing his world class experience of bike fitting Todd Carver, Chief Fit and Education Office, Retul USA if you believe as I do that positioning will always be a blend of good science and good judgement, I think you can feel confident that both can be found between the covers of this book Chris Boardman an excellent book...for the modern-day cyclist. Tour of Britain This book fills a real gap between the poor DIY fitting advice commonly available and expensive professional bike fits... a genuinely enjoyable read, the advice is clear and easy to apply and it should be part of any cyclist's library. The Bike ListReseña del editor:
Phil Burt is one of the team behind the recent British Cycling glory at the Olympics, and Team Sky's triumph at the Tour de France. In this book he reveals the secrets of their success on the bike - how he makes sure each bike fits each rider, why this is important, and shows you how to get the best fit on your bike, to get the most from your riding. More and more people are taking up road cycling, and progressing to serious sportive riding. Even daily commuters need to make sure their bike fits them - from saddle height, frame size to position on bike - otherwise injuries can occur or be exacerbated, and performance times impacted. With a foreword from Chris Hoy, the most successful Olympic cyclist of all time, and Chris Boardman, former winner of a Stage of the Tour de France, Bike Fit is packed with clear step by step illustrations so that you can bike fit yourself and avoid hefty professional bike fit fees. Packed with real life case studies of professional cyclists from Phil's years of experience, this is the must have guide for anyone looking for a performance advantage.
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Buchbeschreibung Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Jun 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 230x189x13 mm. Neuware - The essential practical guide to setting up your bike to maximise performance and avoid injury, written by renowned Lead Physiotherapist at British Cycling, and Consultant to Team Sky, Phil Burt. Foreword by Sir Chris Hoy and introduction by Chris Boardman. 192 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781408190302