Praise for Rick Yu, bikefitter-
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    Praise for Rick Yu, bikefitter

    Recently I had the pleasure of having my Santa Cruz Blur professionally fit by Rick Yu at Eden Bicycles in Castro Valley.
    Rick has done a fit for me on my road bikes but never a mountain bike...Rick feels getting a proper fit on a mountain bike is even more important than on a road bike.
    I just got a new Santa Cruz Blur and thought I'd give it a shot
    Rick's been in the bike business forever and has been fitting folks for many many years.

    In a word, Rick is amazing!

    He spent a good chunk of the time getting to know me, my riding style and what I was looking for.
    He took multiple measurements and was meticulous and precise.
    We spent about 2 hours together and at the end my Blur fit me better than it ever had!
    I felt more comfortable and was able to climb and descend more efficiently.

    Truly amazing!
    The money I spent was the best money I'd ever spent on my bike...period!
    His rates are reasonable and fair...if you're thinking about getting fit, give Rick a call.
    He can be reached at Eden Bicycles

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    I've been giving this some serious consideration lately. Each of my three bikes is a little different with nuances that I'm not sure are good or bad - to me they're just different. I'm sure a pro fitter could scope these out and improve upon each of them.
    I've wasted more than the cost of a fitting with the various stems and bars in my collection. Maybe it's time I wise up and seek professional help.
    Thanks for sharing your experience.
    $500 million for more irresponsible EBRPD land management? No thanks.

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    Wow. I think I worked with Rick years ago at Start to Finish Fremont. I'm thinking it's the same Rick anyways. Good to hear he's still working in the bike world and doing a stellar job.

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    twindaddy...getting my Blur fit by a pro really helped my riding certainly my climbing.
    i felt a lot more comfortable on the bike!

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