Andy Sexton is Founder, Owner and Head Fitter at Bike Science, Bristol, UK. He was only the second fitter in the UK to be awarded Retul certification, is a British triathlon Level 2 coach and qualified sports massage therapist. Before establishing Bike Science, he worked for Planet X as Head of Road and Triathlon Sales for four years.
Bike Science offers several different levels of bike fit depending on the client’s need and preference. The options start with a 2D Bike Fit (75 minutes), moving to 3D Dynamic Fit using Retul’s motion capture system. This 3D Dynamic Fit can be extended to include two different types of bike or position, lasting for around 4 hours. Alternatively, cyclists can book in as a pair and bring a bike each. Andy also uses BioRacer Aero software with clients interested in improve their TT/triathlon performance.
The FAQs section of Bike Science’s website gives prospective clients more information about the process of a bike fit, including what to bring, wear and check before arrival. Here, Andy establishes his mission for the Bike Science fit: to use the latest technology and experience garnered from thousands of fittings to provide cyclists of all levels with a fit that will enable them to realise their goals, whether it be to ride further, more efficiently or more comfortably than ever before.
Bike Science bike fits include cleat fitting, saddle testing and swapping of stems and other parts if deemed appropriate. Clients can book in separately for saddle fitting and shoe fitting via the website.
Andy’s qualifications, experience, equipment and services include:
Over 500 fits
Extensive retail and sales experience
BikeFit pedal/foot interface course
Bike Science: Cycling and the Pelvis
Instructor on Bike Science: A Physio’s Guide to Bike Fitting
3D motion capture system
BioRacer Aero software