Body Alignment on the Bicycle by Ryan Stoddard, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS  

Excellent explanation of bike riding position.


***Please welcome my first guest blogger, Ryan Stoddard, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS. I was fortunate to meet Ryan last year as I was referred to physical therapy for treatment of iliotibial band (ITB) tendinitis and patellofemoral (PF) syndrome. Dr. Stoddard is a physical therapist at Emerson Hospital Center for Sports Rehabilitation at the Thoreau Club in Concord, Massachusetts. He is a group fitness instructor, leading cycle classes, muscle circuit boot-camps, Tabata high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and group power classes. He is a mountain biker and off-road tri-athlete. His credentials include a BS in Exercise Physiology, Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), Orthopedic Clinical Specialty Board Certification (OCS), National Strength and Conditioning Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Spinning Instructor, and Certified Power Instructor. You may reach Dr. Stoddard at RStoddard@EmersonHosp.Org***

The question as to what is the “right” riding position came about one day while Spinning indoors at the…

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