Bike Fitting

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Don’t let pain stop you from reaching your goals.

Your first step in eliminating pain and discomfort while cycling is a professional Bike Fitting 

On average,  85% of all bicyclists experience some form of knee, back, neck/shoulder, and/or saddle pain when riding. Despite this fact, most riders assume it’s just part of riding a bike and suffer through it, hoping their symptoms will just go away. 

We’re here to tell you that riding a bike can and should be pain-freeand since 2012 have been helped thousands of cyclists ride with more comfort, power and general enjoyment on the bike.  The first step begins with a properly tailored bike fit and cycling assessment.


“. . . I love my bike and will have him fit me to any bike I ever own. Small problems in your bike fit can add up to lots of discomfort over time- I really feel more people would be riding more often if they had their bikes precisely adjusted to their bodies. Worth every penny.”

–Madeleine H     Portland, OR

“I’ve ridden for years and have always thought I could adjust my bike according to tips from friends and reading from various resources. After years and years of cobbling together my bike fit, I went to Pedal PT. Kevin was really helpful and worked with me on my what my goals are for the specific bike. I’ve waited about a month to write the review. . . I wanted to make sure the fit had worked.

I’ve done several rides that range from commuting a few miles to work to doing a century. The bike feels great. I would highly recommend Pedal PT for bike fits ranging from racing to commuting.”

–Rawls M.   Portland, OR

“I’m really glad I came into Pedal PT for a bike fitting. My neck, shoulders, arms, and upper back would ache every time I got on my bike, but I didn’t know why. Kevin made a few adjustments to my seat and handlebar position that made a huge difference.

Everything feels much better now. Time and money well spent.”

–Robert S.    Portland, OR

“Great experience. The clinic is in a great location and walking in you will immediately be impressed. The staff is extremely friendly. Kevin is very professional and knowledgable. After doing a biomechanical assessment I then got on my bike. Fitting was precise and advanced. I have had many bike fits in the years of racing and Kevin’s work is great. Extremely satisfied with everything and am happy to spread the word. Thanks.”

— Tim M   Portland, OR

“Having injured my knees while bike touring the West Coast, I thought the only solution was to return home [to the UK] – however Kevin at Pedal PT saved my tour and I can’t thank him, or recommend Pedal PT more highly.”

–Rupert S.   Abthorpe, UK

    —>Bike Fit Success Stories

What makes a Pedal PT bike fitting different?

Let’s face it, a bicycle is a fairly simple, adjustable machine, and anyone with a set of Allen wrenches and a goniometer can “do bike fitting”.  Many times, the ‘big box’ shops have poorly trained, inexperienced fitters driven by commission and up-selling of equipment, so buyer beware!

The human body however, is a much more complicated system of muscles, nerves, tendons and joints and each one of us is 100% unique. It is with this uniqueness that we feel that the best bike fit service is one that relies on the comprehensive understanding of your body, and true cause of your cycling symptoms. We are medical clinicians first and foremost, with over 14 years hands-on experience, helping thousands of cyclists over the years.   

“The bike is adjustable, and the human body is adaptable. The art and science of Bike Fitting utilizes the knowledge of both for an optimal outcome.”

As specialized Physical Therapists for cyclists, we’re in the ‘body business’ first, and not the ‘bike business’.  Always remember that fancy, expensive bike-fit tools are still just tools. . . and only as good as the individual using them.

Our office has worked with cyclists of all levels, including road, race, touring, cyclocross, Randonneur, tandems, recumbents, and even a hand-bike or two. Being located on a busy bike greenway has also allowed us see a great number of commuters, e-bikes, cargo bikes, folding bikes, delivery bikes too.

Request your appointment today!

   social-icon-2  Bike Fitting Menu  

 Basic Bike Fit  -$127  

The perfect, affordable, quality bike fit for road, commuter, hybrid, mountain, and/or single-speed bikes without clipless pedals/shoes (i.e. block pedals, and/or toe clips.)

  • Initial Bike Fit interview and intake to direct and focus your fit based on your specific cycling goals and reason for the fitting
  • A health-history and motion screening to assess components of flexibility, strength, coordination, and balance.
  • We then place and level your bike on a stationary trainer, allowing you to safely pedal while we observe the motions, postures, and applicable ergonomics to your bike fit.
  • Assessment each aspect of bike fit, positioning of foot, knee, spine, shoulders and wrists/hands
  • Adjust bike as appropriate to the saddle, bars/stem, and brake levers/shifters.
  • Provide education/skill instruction as applicable
  • 60minutes

 Complete Bike Fit- $190  

  • Includes all above, adding adjustment and fit of clipless shoe + pedal systems
  • High-level performance specific screening, asymmetry assessment
  • On and off the bike self-management tips, techniques
  • Skill drills for optimal postures, pedaling and cadence
  • Advise on possible equipment choices for improved fit, performance and/or comfort
  • 60minutes

Triathlon/Aero Bike Fit- $247   

This is a difficult cycling position to master, and has many components to address. We’ll help you break it down and address these aspects with a specialized Physical Therapist. This service includes everything in the Complete Fit, as well as:

  • Aero-bar positioning/adjustment
  • Triathlon-specific skill training/flexibility/core strength education as appropriate.
  • Perfect for those looking to go fast and learn appropriate positioning, skills, tips for time-trial and aero positioning for Triathlon/Time-trial competition.
  • 90min

Tandem Bike Fit- $267   

  • Includes adjustments/positioning for two tandem riders, including clipless pedal system adjustments for one or both riders.
  • 90min

Follow-Up Bike Fit- $79

  • For continued adjustment, skill instruction, and fine-tuning the fit, post 2-week period following initial bike-fit.
  • Applicable following any of the above Bike Fit scenarios.
  • For tandem bicycles the follow-up price $99

Equipment Changes + Recommendations

Please note: we do not sell equipment, stems, bars, etc.  We’ll assist you in the process, what you really need for your specific goals, as well as some reputable bike shops to get you dialed-in for that perfect, efficient, pain-free fit as necessary.

Bike Fit Covered by my Health Insurance or HSA/FSA?

Yes- This service can be covered by health insurance or HSA/FSA, and would need to determine ‘medical necessity’ by performance of a Physical Therapy Evaluation visit first. Please call or email us for more information.


Gift Certificates Available! 

Bike Fit Gift Certificates always make for a great Birthday or Holiday Gift, and are good for 1year from the date of purchase. We’ll even gladly mail them to you to make it easier for you! Call or email us to reserve yours today!