Become a Bike Friendly Physio  today with the 

Pedal PT Online Academy 

Are you a PT with a passion for cycling and working with cyclists in your clinic? 

Want to bring clinical BikeFit to your office, or as a side-hustle?

The Pedal PT Online Academy was created especially for YOU! 

Sign me up for the complete program $999 OR ... Take advantage of our Monthly Payment Plan: $235/month for five months!!


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But wait. Let me first introduce myself, and why I'm here to help you in your Bike Friendly Physio Journey..

My name is Kevin Schmidt, and I live in what many refer to as 'Bike City, USA' --  Portland, Oregon.

In 2012, I founded one of the very first Bike-Centric Physical Therapy offices in the US, called Pedal PT, offering both hands-on orthopedic injury care/PT, as well as Clinical Bike Fitting services. To date, our office has performed over 5000 Bike Fit sessions, from novice to professional-level riders in all disciplines: Road, MTB, Downhill, Cyclocross, Triathlete/TT, Gravel(!), as well as Tandem, Cargo, E-Bike, Commuter/Hybrid and Recumbent riders alike.

We also work with riders and bike-builders alike, providing information and measurements for custom bicycle purchases. 

So. . . why bikes???

I graduated PT school in 2002, and back in 2007, I was facing burnout as a stressed-out Clinical Manager in a busy Worker's Comp organization, wherein I'd spend hours a day in the car. . in traffic

I made the monumental decision to quit that job, take a less-profile job only 3 miles from home, and stopped driving a car completely.  

I fully dedicated myself to living the 'Bike Life', however soon developed aches and pains myself-- and soon realized that with absolutely no training in Bike Fit or cycling injury in PT school, I was unable to remedy my own Bike Fit issues-- And, as they say, 'Out of frustration yields innovation..' 

I'm here to finally offer clinicians a simplified, step-by-step approach to learning the ins and outs of working with cyclists and performing Bike Fit . . . and beyond! 

I feel extremely blessed and fortunate to be able to truly live the PT/ Bike Life now for over 15 years, and want to pay it forwards all the knowledge I've gained through these years now. . .  to YOU! 


Get immediate access, and start your journey as a Bike Friendly Physio TODAY!

Pedal PT Online Academy Testimonials  

“The Pedal PT online learning course does an excellent job of distilling the sometimes complex process of performing a Bike Fitting into easily digestible videos for learning at your own pace.

The course covers basics of bike adjustment, how to prepare your “Fitting Studio” and also quick analysis of some of the dysfunctions/injuries you are likely to see.

This course is a great step into building your bike-fitting knowledge and confidence, and a great choice for therapists who are interested in expanding to work with more cycling clientele.”

-Tony Pletcher, PT, DPT 

Seattle, WA

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“If Bike Fitting interests you, I think The Pedal PT Online Academy is great. Eligible for CEUs. 
And you get tons of mentorship, which in my opinion no other CE course out there is comparable to this.
Kevin Schmidt knows his stuff, and he’s very approachable. You’ll learn a lot from him whether it’s clinical pearls, bike fitting or running a business.” 
Andy Tseng, PT
Austin, TX


"The Pedal PT Academy is the absolute best!

If you are thinking about getting into BikeFitting, you need to check out this Course!

Kevin answers questions along the way, and is an amazing resource! "

Jacob Crow, ATC


Course Breakdown 

Level 1: Physio Bike Fit Introduction: Background, Understanding Bike Fit in Clinic, and Getting Stared:

  • Thank You and Welcome to the Pedal PT Academy
  • "Bike Friendly Physical Therapy"- Keeping The Public in the Saddle
  • Bike Ft Physio Tip #1: Haters Gonna Hate
  • The Top 3 Myths of Bike Fitting
  • The 'Learning Curve' Mindset
  • Bike Fit by Physio: Wellness vs PT for Bike Fit?
  • The #1 Thing to Do To Become A Better Bike Fitter
  • Thoughts on Motion Capture and Bike Fitting for the Physiotherapist
  • 'Pain-Free Cycling' Defined  

Level 2: Fundamentals of Bike Fit for Physiotherapists: Learning abut the bicycle itself, what can be adjusted, pieces/parts, and Bike Fit equipment 

  • Bike Anatomy 101 + Contact points 
  • Physio BikeFit Studio + Equipment Essentials
  • Threadless Stem Adjustment
  • Moving the Saddle 101
  • Handlebar Rotation
  • Foot / Shoe/ Cleat Adjustment Basics
  • Thru Axle Skewers + Mounting / Leveling the Bike
  • Bike Inspection 101
  • Toe Clips --> Clip-Less
  • The Inter-Connectivity of Bike Fit

Level 3: Clinical Presentation + Bike Fit Correlations- Deciphering a rider's pains/screening, and clinical correlations to one's Bike Fit

  • Clinical Bike Fit Intake + Waiver Form
  • 'Off The Bike' Client ROM Screen
  • Calf Pain + Cleat Considerations
  • Lower Back Pain + Bike Fit
  • Hand Tingling + Numbness with Cycling
  • Neck Pain and Cycling
  • Knee Pain and Cycling
  • Hip + 'Saddle Area' Symptoms and Cycling 

Level 4: Clinical Bike Fitting- Where the rubber meets the road in performing Bike Fit - a complete how-tp breakdown to the process 

  • The 60min Physio Bike Fit Formula
  • Clinical Bike Fit Principles: Full Suspension Mountain Bike
  • Clinical Bike Fit Principles: Commuter/City Bike
  • Documentation of Bike Fit for the Physiotherapist
Join the Bike Friendly Revolution today for only $999

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Together, let's grow the Bike Friendly Physiotherapy Revolution and help more riders experience the joys of pain-free cycling!


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