Bike Fit U

Bike Fit U Philly Bike Expo, November 6-7, 2021!

This is where the Bike Fit community comes together to teach and learn about the latest news in our field and exchange ideas and camaraderie, in person.

SCHEDULE Saturday | Sunday | Info Sign Up 

SCHEDULE

As of 11/3/2021, subject to change without notice.

 SATURDAY 11/6 

10:00am–10:50am

BikeFitU
Presentation Area

HOW TO TALK TO WOMEN ABOUT SADDLES
Anatomical overview of genital, pelvic floor and saddle fitting
Presenter: Anne Barnes
Bike Fitter, AB Bike Fit, Chicago, IL

11:00am–11:50am

BikeFitU
Presentation Area

THE ATHLETE AND THE PELVIC FLOOR
Presenter: Samantha Antonietti
Physical Therapist, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

12:00noon–12:50pm

Room 125

BIKE FITTING AND THE MYTH OF THE WOMEN’S BIKE
Presenters: Victoria Edwards, Befitting Bicycles, Wayne, PA
and Jessica Bratus, Fitmi! Ann Arbor, MI
Bike Fit U will visit this session.  

1:00pm–2:00pm

LUNCH BREAK

2:00pm–2:50pm

BikeFitU

Presentation Area

HANDS ON
Learning to identify anatomy by touch
Presenter: Lisa Gray          
Licensed Massage Therapist, New York City/Long Island, NY

3:00pm–3:50pm

Demo Area

BIKE FIT UNPLUGGED
Making corrections through the use of antagonist muscles
Presenter: Happy Freedman
Director/Bike Fitter, The Center for Bike Fit, New York, NY
Bike Fit U will visit this session, co-presented with Philly Bike Expo  

4:00pm–4:50pm

BikeFitU

Presentation Area

TOOL UP!
An overview of tools and mechanical aids available to assist bike fitters and how tools are not a replacement for a fitter’s brain and diagnostic skills.
Presenter: Brent Williams
Bike Fitter/Licensed Race Mechanic, Quest Health & Performance, Knoxville, TN

 

 SUNDAY 11/7 

 

10:00am–10:50am

BikeFitU
Presentation Area

WHY PROPER FOOTWEAR MATTERS
Proper footwear fit as a foundational aspect of bike fitting.
Presenter: Sam Richardson
Owner/Shoe Guru, Bicycles NYC, New York, NY

11:00am–11:50am

BikeFitU
Presentation Area

BIKE FIT: IT’S NOT ABOUT THE BIKE!
Learn why technology and tools are great additions to fitting, but a bike fitter’s brain is the most valuable tool for a great fit.
Presenter: Jeanne Williams
Physical Therapist, Bike Fitter and Coach Quest Health & Performance, Knoxville, TN

12:00noon–12:50pm

BikeFitU

Presentation Area

INTRODUCTION TO PROSTHETIC LEGS AND BIKE FIT CONSIDERATIONS
Discussion of adaptive fitting and lower limb prostheses for the non-professional athlete.
Presenter: Kris Desjardins
Certified Prosthetist Orthotist & Bike Fitter, Adapt Coaching & Bike Fit, Henrico, VA