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The Specialized fit

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Dr. Pruitt examines Christoph Sauser's X-Rays

Dr. Pruitt examines Christoph Sauser's X-Rays (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Strange Euro fashion or Halloween costume? Those are actually retro-reflective markers

Strange Euro fashion or Halloween costume? Those are actually retro-reflective markers (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Biomechanist Todd Carver prepares Sauser's new S-Works Epic Carbon

Biomechanist Todd Carver prepares Sauser's new S-Works Epic Carbon (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Todd Carver points something out to Christoph Sauser

Todd Carver points something out to Christoph Sauser (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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The entire crew gathers around the computer monitor

The entire crew gathers around the computer monitor (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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A side view of Sauser's pedal stroke

A side view of Sauser's pedal stroke (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Dr. Andy Pruitt does an old fashioned plumb line check of Sauser's bike fit

Dr. Andy Pruitt does an old fashioned plumb line check of Sauser's bike fit (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Biomechanist Todd Carver prepares Sauser's new S-Works Epic Carbon by covering decals that might interfere with the 3D data capture

Biomechanist Todd Carver prepares Sauser's new S-Works Epic Carbon by covering decals that might interfere with the 3D data capture (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Video cameras with red LED lights and infrared filters capture the data that gets sent to the computer

Video cameras with red LED lights and infrared filters capture the data that gets sent to the computer (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Dr. Pruitt examines Christoph Sauser's X-Rays

Dr. Pruitt examines Christoph Sauser's X-Rays (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Christoph Sauser was fitted with retro-reflective markers while riding his bike on a stationary trainer

Christoph Sauser was fitted with retro-reflective markers while riding his bike on a stationary trainer (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Todd Carver points something out to Christoph Sauser regarding his pedal stroke

Todd Carver points something out to Christoph Sauser regarding his pedal stroke (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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The entire crew gathers around the computer monitor to see the results of the data capture

The entire crew gathers around the computer monitor to see the results of the data capture (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Strange Euro fashion or Halloween costume? Those are actually retro-reflective markers for pin-pointing ankle, knee and hip positions during 3D data capture stuck to Christoph Sauser's legs

Strange Euro fashion or Halloween costume? Those are actually retro-reflective markers for pin-pointing ankle, knee and hip positions during 3D data capture stuck to Christoph Sauser's legs (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Dr. Andy Pruitt does an old fashioned plumb line check of Sauser's bike fit

Dr. Andy Pruitt does an old fashioned plumb line check of Sauser's bike fit (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Dr. Andy Pruitt captures a 3D mold of Sauser's foot to have custom orthotic insoles made

Dr. Andy Pruitt captures a 3D mold of Sauser's foot to have custom orthotic insoles made (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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A closer look at the 3D mold of Sauser's foot

A closer look at the 3D mold of Sauser's foot (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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A closer view of one of those retro-reflective markers (with my flash turned off so it doesn't turn pure white)

A closer view of one of those retro-reflective markers (with my flash turned off so it doesn't turn pure white) (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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A side view of Sauser's pedal stroke

A side view of Sauser's pedal stroke (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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Graphs of the angles made by his knees and ankles throughout Sauser's pedal stroke show a large difference in ankle movement between t he right and left side to make up for his leg length inequality

Graphs of the angles made by his knees and ankles throughout Sauser's pedal stroke show a large difference in ankle movement between t he right and left side to make up for his leg length inequality (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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A stick figure view of Sauser's legs and hips pedaling from the front

A stick figure view of Sauser's legs and hips pedaling from the front (Image credit: Rob Karman)
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The view from above shows him sitting with his hips rotated (almost horizontal line at bottom)

The view from above shows him sitting with his hips rotated (almost horizontal line at bottom) (Image credit: Rob Karman)

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