Vankru is an independent studio specialising in bike fitting, coaching and rider performance. Based in Lower Upham in Hampshire, we are here to offer comprehensive understanding of you and your ride. We work with you to improve all aspects of your cycling performance. Since 2009, we have been helping cyclists ride harder, train better and bounce back from injury. We are experienced in working with all levels of athlete; from casual commuters, to Iron Man triathletes through to competitive professionals.
Bike fitting as featured in Cycling Weekly
Vankru Performance bike fitting was featured in Cycling Weekly's "Project 49" video. Watch to see how we helped Ollie to achieve his goal of riding a 25 mile TT in under 49 minutes.
Our team are experts in biomechanics and highly experienced in bike fitting and cycling analysis. Education includes Retül University and Body Geometry Fit training, to which they are accredited to the highest level.
As founder of Vankru, Garth was the first Retül Master Fitter in the UK. Joining him in 2016, Mark was the first Body Geometry Certified Fitter in the UK. Garth was also listed in Top 10 Bike Fitters in the UK - Cycling Weekly. Both have worked with ahtletes at the top of the sport and have received training from the very best teachers of bike fit, including: Todd Carver (founder of Retül), Andrew Pruitt EdD (Founder of Body Geometry Fit), Paul Swift (Founder of Bikefit) and Jon Irriberi (Bike Fitter for World Tour Team Lotto-Jumbo).
In 2016, our studio was proudly awarded Level 3 status from the International Bike Fit Institute. In 2017 this was raised to Level 4, placing us among the best bike fitters in the world.
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