I ride bikes, whether it's Road cycling, Mountain biking, Triathlon, Cyclocross or getting around town, I'm a passionate cyclist and love riding any type of bike. I have been working with the cycling community since 2006. I found my passion for bike fitting working in bicycle retail at Beasley Cycles. Working alongside John Beasley I had the opportunity to work with people buying their first bike through to elite athletes performing at the highest level of competitive cycling.
In 2012 I was employed as lead Body Geometry fit instructor for Specialized Bicycle Components Australia. Responsible for educating retailers in both the Australian and New Zealand markets in the craft of bike fitting. This role took me to Sardinia, Italy to work with the Astana Professional Cycling team as part of the team camps. This was the year Vincenzo Nibali and Fabio Aru were signed to the team. The next stop; Majorca Spain to work with the Omega-Pharma Quickstep working with the likes of Sylvain Chavanel, Bert Grabsch, Mark Cavendish, Serge Pauwels and Carlos Verona. Testing of rider bike fit position was conducted with multiple days of velodrome testing.
Bike fitting for both local and international athletes of all disciplines including road, mountain and triathlon fell under the role at Specialized. Two successful bike-fitting camps in were held in Cambridge New Zealand with the TRI NZ High Performance squad and NZ mountain bikers.
I completed my bike fit certification at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine in Boulder Colorado working with Dr Andy Pruitt and the team at BCSM. I was the first Certified Body Geometry fit specialist in Australia and went on to mentor future fitters to certification level in both Australia and New Zealand.
I have completed my Retül Motion Capture Analysis training, I have also instructed Retül technology to retailers in both Australia and New Zealand. Most recently I had the opportunity to attend Trek Bicycles Precision Fit training where I was given another opportunity to learn more about the ever evolving world of bike fitting.
ATHLETES WE HAVE WORKED.
Bec Locke - Team Willy Locke
Naomi "Renn" Williams - Team Willy Locke
Simon Gerrans – Orica GreenEdge Professional Cycling
Tim Roe – Drapac Professional Cycling
Brendan Canty - Drapac Professional Cycling
Sarah Hammond - Curve Cycling Team Rider
Sam Gaze – NZ World Cup Mountain Biker
Ryan Sissons – Professional Triathlete
Sylvain Chavanel – Omega-Pharma Quickstep
Carlos Verona – Etixx – Quickstep
Andy Gerrans – Osteopath Orica GreenEdge Professional Cycling
Verita Stewart – Specialized Securitor
Serge Pauwels – MTN Quebeka Professional Cycling Team
Mark Cavendish – Omega- Pharma Quickstep
Hannah MacDougall – Australian Dual Paralympian
Ryan Baille – Professional Triathlete
Gianni Meersman – Omega Pharma Quickstep
Kate Mcilroy - Professional Triathlete
Tony Dodds - Professional Triathlete
Mitch Greenway - Australian Junior Mountain Biker
Wade Wallace - CyclingTips Founder