A Difference In Fit:

How The Modern Industry Overlooks Everyday Athletes.

 Over the last few decades there has been a growing predisposition for cyclists to choose bicycles designed and produced by larger manufacturers due technological advancement. With fabled attributes of feathery lightweight and aerodynamic performance, this trend could be considered understandable. Although these machines may offer undeniable performance benefits that seemingly outweigh everything else available, there are a few pitfalls that these manufacturers bypass which can negatively impact the everyday rider.

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Posted in Bike Fitting By Thomas Flynn

Footwear as Part of Proper Fit

Varied fitting options and their importance within cycling specific footwear.

Cycling shoes are considered one of the most crucial contact points between rider and machine and as a result, have become a tremendously scrutinised topic in recent years. Although footwear is a vital component of proper cycle fit, too often can improper selection serve as a hindrance to rider comfort and performance. Although there is seemingly an endless amount of choice and professional opinion when it comes cycling shoes, it doesn’t have to be complicated issue. In fact, we think the process of finding a correctly fitting shoe can be fairly simple.

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Posted in Bike Fitting By Thomas Flynn

The Pearson House Design (PhD) Geometry

EFFICIENCY = MAXIMUM COMFORT X MAXIMUM CONTROL (E=MC²)

Bicycle geometry can be defined as the infinitely variable shape of the bicycles main triangle as determined by the angles used between the main joints in the frame. This in itself means the bicycle can be extremely well tailored for certain riders and riding styles, hence why we at Pearson have built our own.

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THE PEARSON BIKE BUILDER

FIT > DESIGN > BUILD > RIDE

At Pearsons we pride ourselves on our high standard of bike fitting. We are one of the first British companies to embrace the concept of bike-fit: since then it has developed and grown to become one of the most important aspects of the business. Precision fitting has fundamentally modernised our bike design during an era of huge advances in cycling as a sport and pastime.

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The Road More 'Virtually' Travelled. 

The Rise of the Smart Home Trainer; Hamster Wheel or High Performance Supercharger?

When Matt Hayman won Paris-Roubaix in 2016 the turbo trainer market revved into overdrive after it was revealed that, following early season injury, Hayman had in-fact entirely trained in his garage using the online virtual reality platform ZWIFT. Since then, the market has rapidly developed and expanded, giving great opportunities to those stuck for time or keen to take their training to the next level in the comfort of their own home.

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