UK Bike Fit Ltd

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UK Bike Fit Uk is an independent company base in Tansley. A Business Adaptation Grant of £7,228 has enabled the purchase of a Sweat Analyser testing kit costing £7,529.

The new piece of equipment gives an accurate reading of the amount of sodium (the key electrolyte lost in sweat) an athlete loses every time they exercise. The test takes around 45 minutes with the athlete sitting, connected to the Sweat Analyser via skin patch. The results are used in conjunction with subjective assessment to create a hydration strategy for the individual athlete. Advise is given on when, what and how much to drink before, during and after training and competitions.

This new Sweat Testing and Hydration Planning service will enable the company to diversify its offering and generate revenue. The service will allow them to target a brand new market of athletes and expand current services from a focus of comfort and injury prevention, to a focus on optimal performance.

Daniel Smith (Director) explains...

The Grant Scheme has enabled us to purchase equipment that would otherwise be out of reach for our business. Now we have been able to invest in our new equipment, we have further diversified our revenue stream and have been able to access a completely new market

This grant scheme is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)

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