Retül BIKE FIT TRAINING: Course DESCRIPTIONS

A cutting-edge, thriving bike fit business drives right to the bottom line. Making riders more comfortable, powerful, and free from injury creates lifelong customers and ensures recurring revenue.

The Retül Fit Program is the most comprehensive bike fit education in the industry. Developed in conjunction with Dr. Andy Pruitt and the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, the Retül Fit process has been refined into a repeatable step-by-step methodology so fitters can customize riders’ bikes and equipment to keep them riding longer, faster, and with more comfort.

Retül Fit education is broken down into three courses: Retül Fit 1, Retül Fit 2 (Aero and Mountain) and Retül Technology.

 

RETÜL FIT 1

THREE DAYS (USA COURSES ONLY)

Retül Fit is the most comprehensive bike fit education available. You’ll gain comprehensive understanding of how the body is affected by cycling and how to make educated decisions to safely fit the body to the bike. You learn how to perform a bike fit on a road bike using cutting edge Retül motion capture technology.

You will learn the difference between sizing and fitting, how to sell and talk to customers about bike fit and how to overcome obstacles to create a thriving bike fit business.

The curriculum includes:

  • Extensive fit training on road bikes.

  • Fitting with Retül Vantage motion capture technology and software.

  • Basic anatomy and cycling biomechanics.

  • Sizing vs. Fitting

  • Bike measurements with the Retül Zin tool.

  • Bike fitting on the Müve SL fit bike

  • Bike fit textbook

Specialized retailers can register for classes through the Specialized B2B website or by directly contacting SBCU at sbcu.info@specialized.com.

Current Retül members looking to register for class can Contact Us for information on how to register for a Retül class:

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Retül Fit 2: Aero and Mountain

2 SEPARATE THREE DAY COURSES (USA COURSES ONLY)

RETÜL FIT 2 (AERO):

This course will provide additional bike fit education in aero/triathlon bike fitting, along with advanced physical assessments, and cycling-specific injuries. This course will help you to to make a wider spectrum of customers more comfortable, powerful and protected from injury on their bikes.

Retül Fit 2 (Aero) has a focus on aerodynamic bike fit. Your employees will learn how to perform aero fitting, using Retül motion capture technology, in the WIN Tunnel. Dr. Andy Pruitt will teach your employees advanced physical assessments and discuss cycling-specific injuries and solutions to broaden their fit knowledge.

The curriculum includes:

  • Aero/triathlon bike fitting in the WIN Tunnel with Vantage motion capture technology**

  • Hands-on advanced assessments with Dr. Andy Pruitt**

  • Extensive discussion of cycling injuries

  • Bike Fit Textbook

**WIN Tunnel bike fitting and hands-on advanced assessment training with Dr. Andy Pruitt is only available for courses held within the USA.

RETÜL FIT 2 (MOUNTAIN):

This course will provide additional fit education in mountain bike fitting, with advanced physical assessments, and cycling-specific injuries also offered in both courses. Upon completion of this course you will be able to make a wider spectrum of customers more comfortable, powerful and protected from injury on their bikes.

Retül Fit 2 (Mountain) has a focus on mountain bike fit. You will learn how to perform a mountain bike fit using Retül motion capture technology, including on-the-trail dynamic suspension tuning. Dr. Andy Pruitt will teach your employees advanced physical assessments and discuss cycling-specific injuries and solutions to broaden their fit knowledge.

The curriculum includes:

• Mountain bike fitting with Vantage motion capture technology.

• Hands-on advanced assessments with Dr. Andy Pruitt**

• Extensive discussion of cycling injuries.

• Fit textbook.

**Hands-on advanced assessment training with Dr. Andy Pruitt is only available for courses held within the USA.

Specialized retailers can register for a Retül Level 2 course through the Specialized B2B website or by contacting SBCU at SBCU.info@specialized.com.

Current Retül members looking to register for class can Contact Us for registration details.

*Prerequisite: Fitters can register for these courses 1 year after having completed either the Retül fit 1, and must be current on their status as a Retül fit technician by completing and passing the Retül Annual Fit Review.

RETÜL TECHNOLOGY

THREE DAYS (USA COURSES ONLY)

Many fitters have come to Body Geometry Level I classes in the past to learn how to perform bike fits. Since attending class, many Specialized retail shops have purchased Retül Vantage motion capture technology or other Retül tools, such as the Müve SL fit bike. This class was created for those fitters looking to combine their fit education with Retül technology in order to enhance their bike fit business and drive customers to the store.

This class is available at the Morgan Hill, CA campus.

The curriculum includes:

  • Education on sizing vs. fitting on the Müve SL fit bike.

  • Education using Retül Vantage motion capture technology.

  • Education using the Retül Zin measurement tool.

  • Fitting road and aero/triathlon bikes using Retül Vantage motion capture technology.

  • Bike Fit textbook.

Specialized retailers can register for this class through the Specialized B2B website or by contacting SBCU at sbcu.info@specialized.com.

Current Retül members looking to register for class can Contact Us for registration details.

*Prerequisite: Formerly known as Body Geometry Fit Level 1

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