Ryan Dungey on Specialized Body Geometry FIT

Ryan Dungey knows a thing or two about bikes.  The professional motorcross racer has won every major title in American Motocross and Supercross.  But he doesn’t stick to just bikes with engines.  Ryan is an avid cyclist. He recently came into ERIK’S to get a Specialized Body Geometry FIT for his Specialized Venge.  We caught …

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Cycling Knee Pain

10,000  That’s how many pedal revolutions a cyclist will do over the course of an average two hour ride.  If your equipment is not set up correctly, or if you have a muscle imbalance, or are not pedaling efficiently, you have 10,000 opportunities to develop an overuse injury.

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Fit Friday – A la Carte Fitting

AKA – Pedal and Cleat fitting for cycling. Every so often the question comes up, why does Erik’s offer only one bike fit service. Often the conversation goes something like this, “I just purchased new shoes and pedals, the rest of my fit is great, but I just would like to have you check and …

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Get Ready for the MS150 & Get adjusted by Erik’s at the Minnesota MS ride.

We know you’ve spent a lot of time fundraising for the upcoming Minnesota MS 150, and we hope you’ve been logging some training miles through Erik’s Riders Club or on your own, but how much attention to you give your bike? Set yourself up for success with a free safety check at any Erik’s location …

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Fit Friday – When to update your fit, Part 2

During last week’s Fit Friday, I explored the idea of when to get my bike refit. In this post, I wanted to cover the re-fit process and the changes made. These changes are specific to me and my style of riding, and should not be considered universal fixes for a given problem. Following an interview …

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Fit Friday – When Should I Get My Bike Refit?

A few years ago, I was competing in triathlons and getting a good deal of miles in every riding season.  Searching for every possible performance gain led me to get my bicycle fit.  One of my main considerations was being able to run at my potential after the bike leg. The results from that fitting …

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Fit Friday Special – Decade

We recently passed a major milestone at Erik’s; it was over ten years ago when we first started our professional fit service.  We started off with a just small corner space on the sales floor in our St Louis Park, MN location. Today Erik’s has six state-of-the-art fit studios in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Back in …

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Fit Friday – Get a Grip – Handlebars with Erik’s TruFit Staff

This installment of Fit Friday comes to us from Jason Wolf, TruFit Specialist at our Roseville store. Fit Friday is a series in which we discuss common issues of fit that bicyclists deal with. Every rider just as every rider’s body is unique, and time spent with a trained fitter is the single best upgrade …

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Fit Friday – It’s the Seat – with Erik’s TruFit staff

Today is our first installment of Fit Fridays and comes from our Advanced Services Manager, Chris Rogers. Chris is a Certified Master BG Fit Technician who not only oversees the fit program at Erik’s Bike Shop, but has also fit many happy riders from novice to pro, including some of the HTC-Highroad Team. It’s the …

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