Expanding our Network in Melbourne

Expanding our Network in Melbourne

Few would argue that Melbourne is the cycling capital of Australia.  Despite the omnipresent threat of precipitation and gusty winds, the Southern Metropolis just gets it done.  It breeds a certain type of rider, one who is hardened to the elements and is prepared to make the commute despite the conditions.   Cobra9 has had […] Read More

Size matters

  Cycling shoes are designed to be fit for purpose.  Translating the athlete’s power to the machine with maximum efficiency minus any weight penalty.   No point having one if you can’t have the other.  As the price and specifications of shoes increase, the marginal gains really kick in.  Stiffer carbon soles, less shoe flex […] Read More

Morton’s Neuroma. What is it?

One of the frequently misdiagnosed conditions effecting cyclists (and non cyclists) is the Morton’s Neuroma.  It would seem as though every incidence of forefoot pain is blamed upon this annoying condition.  In truth, the incidence of true Morton’s Neuroma is quite low across the population.  It’s prevalence in women is far higher then men with females 8-10 times for […] Read More

Metatarsal Domes- The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

One of the most common additions to orthotics, especially cycling devices is the Metatarsal Dome.  Famed for reducing forefoot numbness and pain, the promises made by practitioners regarding this inert lump of foam are spectacular. The Good Metatarsal domes, when used appropriately, can reduce loading through the forefoot.  The basis for this is not super technical.  You increase […] Read More

The Cobra9 Pro Process

The step by step process behind the Cobra9 Pro Step 1. After making an appointment with one of our approved practitioners, a thorough history is taken regarding foot pain, shoe type and riding type.  The Podiatrist then conducts a full biomechanical assessment and a foot impression is taken. Step 2. The prescription and feet are then […] Read More

Cobra9 Cycling Orthotics Approved Partners

We’ve been busy training and expanding our network of practitioners all around Australia over the past few years.  We are also upgrading the skills of our practitioners to ensure they know more about shoes, cleat positioning and the effect of cycling orthoses on the rider. We will announce our new partners shortly. We are also […] Read More

Cobra9 Intebuild Racing Team for National Capital Tour 2015

We are pleased to announce the team ahead of this weekend’s National Capital Tour.  This will be our Elite racing team’s second NRS event this year after our first hit out at Battle on the Border.   We are aiming to improve on our performance and consistency from the Tweed Coast event and gain more experience […] Read More

More Podiums for our Cobra9 Pro Footbeds at Queensland State Titles

Following on from the great results achieved at the Queensland State Criterium Titles, 5 more riders wearing our Cobra9 Pros climbed onto the podium at the recent State Time Trial Champs.  Three firsts and two second placings across the categories speaks volumes for the endeavours of these riders.  We are stoked that our premium cycling orthotics were […] Read More

The NRS Learning Curve

Words – Nathan White Photography – Jacqueline Bailey (Wonderbox Photography) Come and ride in the NRS Battle on the Border they said.  Should be fun.  Well, it was, and a whole lot more… We got a call up last minute for the 5 stage NRS Battle on the Border tour a few weeks out from […] Read More

QRTS Round 2 – Race Report and Photos

  Photography Jacqueline Bailey and Niels Juel Words Nathan White Round 2 of the Queensland Road Team Series at the Scenic Rim was a new event for C9 Intebuild Racing on a course not previously ridden by our cohort of riders.  The less ‘lumpy’ day 1 course was abandoned after a huge deluge of rain […] Read More

QRTS 15 Round 1 – C9 Intebuild Race reports and photos

QRTS Round 1 It seems not long ago that the 2014 QRTS season wound up for Cobra9 Intebuild Racing with a firm criterium followed by a cracking end of season dinner and wine fest. 6 months on and with a few new faces and plenty of new sponsors, the first round was upon us again.  […] Read More

Cobra9 Pro punching on at the Queensland State Crit Champs

A great day of racing at the Queensland Masters & Elite Criterium Championships yesterday.   Cobra9 Pro athletes featured heavily on the podiums all day.  In fact, out of the ten riders wearing Cobra9 Pros who raced yesterday, eight finished in the top four, including three wins, and three second placings.  We don’t claim that […] Read More