New BikePT Class Schedule – More dates added for 2017

The new BikePT Class schedule has been posted, with two additional Mechanics course classes added. The Mechanics course provides more in-depth learning, enabling you to more knowledgeably perform component and equipment changes with your patients and their bikes. Check out the full BikePT classes schedule here. BikePT Courses are a set of well-rounded, complete bike […]

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One millimeter makes all the difference in this year’s STP

One millimeter. I let the tape measure back into its holster, pushed my glasses closer to my nose, and extracted the tape once again. I placed the tape measure’s end on the right crank arm and extended it to the middle of the pedal, remeasuring to make sure I wasn’t imagining the difference. 1mm again. […]

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It’s good to be back on a bike that fits right

This is a post about hard lessons learned during bike building, followed by joy. What a winter it was. Heck, what a Summer through early Spring, really. In August, just three weeks after Corpore Sano Physical Therapy and I finally got a bike dialed in to deal with my neck’s lack of flexibility in standard […]

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Addressing postural strains to avoid pain on the bike

Postural strains are just like they sound, concerning your posture and the musculature that supports it. Postural strains present as discomforts in the musculature, much like the overbearing feeling you might get if you held a child up over your head for 10-15 minutes straight. Bicycle-related postural strains – literally pain in the spine and […]

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Layering for winter cycling in 25-40 degree weather

Layering for winter cycling is critical to staying warm and on the bike. It’s no secret that the key to being fit in the spring is riding through the winter, yet winter riding comes with the significant challenge of staying warm while getting in enough outdoor miles. Layering involves the tricky balance of retaining warmth […]

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Solving on-the-bike neck pain with best practices and extreme measures

In a recent interview with SafeBee, Erik Moen discussed neck pain and soreness resulting from poor bike positioning. It is an incredibly common issue with cyclists of all levels, from the absolute beginner to commuters, and even seasoned racers. In this post, I will be comparing and contrasting the approach Moen discusses here on BikePT […]

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New 2016 BikePT Class dates announced

The new 2016 BikePT Bronze, Silver, and Gold class dates are now live here on BikePT. Our popular Mechanics course is now an add-on to our September Bronze class, occurring on the third day. BikePT Courses are comprehensive bike fitting classes for professional Physical Therapists. They are the best way to increase your knowledge of […]

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Bicycle rider meet Cyclocross, an introduction

You can do just about anything with a bicycle. Ride down a mountain of stairs, check. Scream down a mountain pass road at 60 mph, check. Ride across the country, check. But did you know that bicycles are also great with wheels off the ground, resting on your shoulder as you hoof it up dirt […]

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You finished STP! Now what?

After finishing STP, you hopefully gave yourself a huge pat on the back and some great reward such as rest, a special meal, or well, you name it. But what comes next? How do you follow up on your great accomplishment? For many, the Seattle to Portland bicycle ride is a big goal that requires […]

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