BikeFitr is located in Salt Lake City, and caters to riders living in, visiting, or passing through Utah. BikeFitr is the fitting studio of Fit Kit Systems, which supplies bike sizing and fitting tools and education to other bicycle retailers and fitters.
BikeFitr is an independent fitting studio and not affiliated with any bicycle brand, bike shop or retail store. BikeFitr was established to offer a bike fitting service that focuses on achieving the most appropriate and effective bike-body relationship for you, the cyclist. As a specialty business the primary focus in here is bike fitting and not bike sales, repairs, coaching or some other occupation in which bike fitting is a sideline and secondary activity. BikeFitr is Utah's premier bike fitting studio.
Hello, my name is John Higgins. I have been cycling for over 40 years and have direct experience with many different styles of bikes and riding including road, mountain and touring bikes. I've been a regular bike commuter, a bikepacker and gravel grinder before they were a thing, and competitive racer on both road and mountain bikes.
However being an experienced and accomplished cyclist does not make one a bike fitter. I was curious about the mysteries of bike fitting and jumped at an opportunity to commence learning about bike fitting in 2007 while working for a major bicycle retail chain.
Although I regularly attend bike fit symposiums, my real education has been my interaction with hundreds of riders who wanted to know what size bike to buy; wanted to ride but experienced too much discomfort; wanted to ride further / faster with less suffering; or just wanted to make sure their bike was optimized from the get-go.
I have worked with a wide range of riders, from teenagers to retirees, casual riders to competitors, commuters, tourers, racers (road, mountain, triathlon), and people with chronic neck, back and joint issues and injury history.
In 2014 I established BikeFitr and in 2015 I became a co-owner and the manager of Fit Kit Systems, the bike fitting school that I originally trained with. I now supply fitting equipment, systems, and education to other bike fitters and bicycle retailers around the globe.
As a member of the International Bike Fitting Institute I am committed to continuing to increase my bike fitting skills and maintain a high level of professional expertise.
Bike Fitting Education
- Fit Kit Systems Level 1, 2 and 3 (2007 – 2014)
- Medicine of Cycling: Bike Fit University, Colorado Springs: 2014, 2016, 2017
- BikeFit Foot-Pedal Interface 2015
- Interbike Fit Symposium, Las Vegas, 2015, 2016, 2017
- International Cyclefit Symposium, Manchester, UK 2016
- Slowtwitch Fit Institute (FIST certified), 2017
International Bike Fitting Institute Level 2 certified.
Writing and Presenting
I am a regular contributor to Cycling Utah, the regions #1 publication on all things bicycle, and have been a presenter on bike fit at Interbike and CABDA, two popular bicycle industry tradeshows.