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Review - Retul Bike Fitting
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Jun 30, 2010  hits 47,971

The Zin tool takes precise measurements of the bike's contact points.
The Zin tool takes precise measurements of the bike's contact points.

Retul is a 3D bike fitting service which uses F.I.S.T.-certified fitters, and has fit celebrity riders like Lance Armstrong and Chris Lieto. We visited the renowned Boulder studio and got fitted by Mat Steinmetz.


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  • The Zin tool takes precise measurements of the bike's contact points.
  • Fine adjustments are often necessary to achieve a precise fit.
  • Mat advises Julie Dibens about proper arm position.
  • The new Speed Concept bikes are stunning from just about every angle.
  • Mat scans Julie's Speed Concept with the Zin tool to make sure her position is perfect to the millimeter.
  • Retul has seen its share of champions, whose pictures adorn the walls of the studio.
  • Julie Dibens has had an extraordinary season this year, and looks to take on the World Championships in October.
  • Retul has plenty of traditional bar and stem options for tweaking a standard bike.
  • Joe Gambles and Trek's Mark Andrews enjoy some laughs between runs.
  • But once he's on the bike, Joe is all business.

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