I have had a personal journey with my feet that has gone from one extreme to the other, and back to what I would consider midline. This journey has taken my whole life to this point [I am 51 years old at the time of this writing] but has really unfolded over my racing and cycling lifespan, which began at the age of 15.

The significance of this journey is underscored by two important principles:

  • One does not equal All. Just because I had a certain experience or outcome doesn’t mean it will help other people or apply to them. Another way to say this: Bio-Individuality Rules Everything.
  • Some principles apply.


G8 footbeds offer a unique solution in the landscape of cycling orthosis.

In the name of slaying sacred cows, let us proceed.

An orthosis is “an externally applied device used to influence the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromuscular and skeletal systems.”


G8 Footbeds

For a detailed discussion around the fabrication of orthotic footbeds with PTI Orthotics owner Aaron Anderson, listen to this episode: