● General fits
● Referral fits
● Comprehensive fits
● Out-of-town remote-internet fits
Arnie provides general bike fits ($200) and
referral or comprehensive bike fits
for those with biomechanical, overuse, or medical problems ($275) at his San
For those out of town, Arnie also provides remote-internet bike fits. While not as accurate as in-person fits, for those out of town with limited access to skilled fitters, the trade-offs may be worth it, saving the expense of travel to San Diego.
You'll need to take photographs and videos from
the front, side, and back while pedaling on a stationary trainer. Video images
about 10 seconds in length are generally enough; 60 frames per minute are preferred over 30 or 24 fpm,
but 30 fps is okay. You can send files up to 25MB with Gmail; larger files can
be uploaded to Picassa.
Referral and comprehensive fits may include biometric measurements as well as videos and written recommendations.
Many of the fits Arnie provides are refits
from bike stores, other coaches, or other fitters who have been unable to
resolve fit issues.
General fits generally take 40 to 60 minutes.
Referral or comprehensive fits generally take 60 to 90 minutes.
Both general, referral, and comprehensive fits include Arnie's eBook
Download and complete a
Bike Fit Questionnaire
before your appointment. Bring your bike(s), cycling clothes, and cycling shoes
to your fitting.
Arnie also provides specialty time trial bicycle fits (1) as above,
(2) at the San Diego Low-Speed Wind Tunnel, and (3)
Tuesday mornings at Fiesta Island.
Arnie is generally happy to provide "eyeball" fits on his usual bicycle rides, at no charge.