Beginner Triathlete - Bike Tech by FitWerx articles

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photoWould it be a simple and advisable to swap back and forth between the road seat post with no aero bars and the tri seat post with aero bars?
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photoWe are often asked the question, "What size frame should I buy" and the answer is “it depends”. I know that’s not the answer you want to hear, but hopefully the following will shed some more light.
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photoWhen I switch one wheelset for another, the rear derailleur needs to be adjusted because the rear wheel on each holds the cassette in a different position. Where do I start?
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photoI have Bontrager Race Lite wheels. I was looking into renting Zipp 303's or 404's for race day for Ironman Lake Placid. What time will I save?
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photo How is it that fitters who use the same systems come up with different fits for the same person? I want to be comfortable first, faster second, and more aero third.
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photoI can run and swim with no problems but when I get on the bike my hamstring starts to tighten up. I had my bike fitted in January and the problem seemed fine until I got out on the roads recently.
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photoHow do I know if my cleats need to be adjusted? And how do you know in which direction to adjust them? I have been having medial knee pain and edema but my LBS says the cleat placement is fine.
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photoI bought a new road bike in April and want to know how to properly maintain it during the season when I'm riding often and during the off season.
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photoI am in the process of buying my first tri bike. Because of my size my fitter suggested buying a custom frame but then I have an infinite number of choices for components, wheels, aerobars, etc.
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photoWhat kind of time difference would one expect in changing from a road bike with aerobars to a tri bike with aerobars over a HIM distance if using the same wheelset?
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photoShould I remove the PD Jammers bars and ride it as is, set-up for riding in the drops and hoods? Should I run my Easton Orion II wheels or my Hed Jet60 C2's for IMWI?
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photoMany things will influence your triathlon bike position, but if you are forced to set your position up on your own, there are several overall guidelines that should help.
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photoI went in for a fitting because I had been having chronic stabbing pain in my shoulder/neck whenever I ride for more than 30 minutes. I'm planning a half Ironman this summer, any help for this?
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photoI read somewhere about "bar ends" to put on your handle bars, do you recommend them? Is this similar to adding clip on aero bars?
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photoOn my road bike after 45 minutes, I develop pain between my shoulder blades. It still persists unless I am on my tri bike.
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