In cases where we have saddle soreness and pains: using a pressure mapping device is very helpful to locating points of contact with a high level of pressure. This is a great tool detecting the best saddle model for the cyclist and the optimal position on the saddle.
Wiva new saddle pressure system during test validations.
Foot-pedal interface is very important during bike fitting. Aim is to transfer as much force from foot to pedal and at the same time allow the foot to keep a natural posture in order to not create ankle-knee-hip tensions. Foot anatomy plays a fundamental role together with shoe. The following two pictures show frames of a video recording needed to evaluate the orthotics changes applied.
Massimo Monticelli, osteopath intrigued by manual therapies with passion for cycling, biomechanics and bike fitting.