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Cycling Performance Program

Cycling Performance Program at UPMC Sports Medicine

Get the most from your bike ride, whether it’s on the road or on the trail.

UPMC Sports Medicine's Cycling Performance program can help you ride longer and faster while preventing or managing a biking-related injury.

Our highly-trained experts and evidence-based performance cycling program offers:

  • Assessments of bike equipment, mechanics, and proper bike fit.
  • Management and treatment of cycling-related injuries.
  • Technical consults and injury prevention methods.
  • Other cycling performance tips to assist performance on your rides.

Bike-Fit Assessments

Our personal, collaborative bike-fit process will help you find the ideal on-bike position based on your:

  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Health history
  • Fitness level
  • Cycling goals

We offer an unbiased, clinical approach that includes:

  • Both physical and mechanical variables related to injury
  • Complication of documented fit recommendations
  • Focus on medical management – application for both prevention and performance
  • Musculoskeletal considerations involving injury management and prevention
  • Cycling-specific musculoskeletal assessment
  • Cycling-related injury assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation recommendations


Our Commitment to Cycling Performance

UPMC Sports Medicine Cycling Performance sponsors the following teams and races:

  • Freddie Fu Cycling Team
  • Open Streets Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Cycling Performance Team
  • Bike PGH
  • Pedal Pittsburgh
  • Flat Tire Racing Team

Learn more about cycling performance (PDF).

Cycling Performance Location and Experts

The Cycling Performance Program has one full-service location:

UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Meet our expert:

Matt Tinkey, MS, ATC, PES

Matt is a certified athletic trainer and an expert in all things cycling. He has more than 15 years of experience in helping cyclists manage and prevent injuries by making sure they are properly fitted and free from any biomechanical issues. Matt is also an avid competitive and recreational cyclist, competing in numerous local and regional events.

Our cycling performance experts — all certified athletic trainers — have been helping riders manage and prevent cycling-related injuries since 2004. All of our experts are certified by CyclePoint.

Make An Appointment with the UPMC Sports Medicine Cycling Performance Program

To make an appointment or learn more about our Cycling Performance program, please contact CyclingPerformance@UPMC.edu or 724-720-3047. Email is preferred.