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Advanced Bike Fitter - Bicycle Village Boulder - Full Time - Year Round

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Date: Nov 29, 2017

Location: Boulder, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

SUMMARY OF JOB:  

Responsible for assisting guests in bike selection, proper frame size, handlebar width, stack and reach, saddle selection, saddle height, saddle fore/aft, leg extension, cleat placement, cleat shims and foot beds. Describes and promotes products in line with customers expressed needs. Places guests with the highest quality bike fit to improve comfort and performance. Demonstrates complete knowledge of road, mountain, time trial and hybrid bikes as well as the mechanical ability to change stems, handlebars, wrap bars, adjust shifters, adjust suspension and secure bikes in trainers. Must also have the ability to keep organized records of customer fit measurements, follow up schedules and ensuring guest are provided the proper information to come properly prepared for their fits. Requires extensive experience, background, training, and/or Retul certification. May train new and existing associate positions.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand and interpret customer needs through comprehensive dialogue
  • Conduct a thorough physical and structural pre-assessment to determine flexibility and potential compromised movement (i.e. flexibility and range of motion)
  • Complete dynamic analysis (fit) of the customer while on their bike and in motion (pedaling in trainer) utilizing the Retul System
  • Complete necessary adjustments to the customer’s bike based on pre-fit analysis, observations on the bike, and data gathered from motion analysis equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, changing equipment i.e. stems, seat posts, saddles, etc.
  • Generate a report of the work performed for the guest including bike measurements and equipment changes that will assist the customer with future purchases, adjustments, and equipment needs


JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Retul or motion capture certified (Dartfish, Guru, etc.) Basic understanding of anatomy
  • At least 4 years of advanced bike fit experience
  • Retul, Specialized, etc certified. Formal training document required
  • Basic use of computer, e-mail, Retul software (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Retul software preferred

Founded in 1974 Bicycle Village has remained a Colorado owned and operated business for more than 30 years. From our modest beginnings to our now five sprawling stores we a have become part and continue to grow Colorado’s cycling community. We offer guided bike tours, demo days and even spinning classes in our stores. We outfit professional tri-athletes, downhill mountain bikers, work commuters and family alike. You can also take advantage of being part of the Vail Resorts family with employee perks, such as a free ski pass to our world-class resorts, discounted lodging, and more. Join our team and become part something much bigger… become part of the Colorado cycling community and Vail Resorts. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 144318


Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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