How To Choose Road Bike Handlebars: Explained By A Bike Fitter

The drop handlebars of a road bike are more than just a place to grip; they’re a critical interface between rider and machine. Choosing the right handlebars can profoundly impact comfort, control, and performance on the road. In my career as a professional bike fitter, I have seen firsthand how factors such as drop, reach, … Read more

How To Adjust Handlebar Height On A Bike [With Pictures]

As a professional bike fitter, I know all too well how important optimizing your handlebar height for maximizing comfort and performance on your bike. It’s one of the first areas I examine when working with clients. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the intricacies of adjusting handlebar height, ensuring your ride is tailored to … Read more

Slamming Stems on Bikes: Genius or Idiotic?

Slammed stems are something I’m often asked about in my work as a professional bike fitter, and have also experimented with in my setups as a competitive ultra-endurance cyclist.

In this guide, we’ll cover the pros and cons of a slammed stem, and share my expert advice on whether or not it’s something you should adopt for your bike setup.