Orthotics news

Get Cobra9 SemiPro for your practice today

We are pleased to announce that our premium Cobra9 SemiPro ‘off the shelf’ cycling orthotic is now available through our friends at DBS Medical.  DBS Medical have the scope to provide our bespoke Cycling Orthotics to Podiatrists and Physiotherapists all around Australia. All Podiatry and Physiotherapy practices will be listed under our partners page to […] Read More

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

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

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

COBRA9 SemiPRO packaging goes next level

We have upgraded our packaging so it’s easier for you and all our suppliers to decide which Cobra9 SemiPRO is the best fit for your needs. Plus it looks the business…   Have a look at our list of suppliers so you can get your Cobra9 fix on.  Cobra9 Cycling Orthotics – #nextlevel   #cobra9 […] Read More

Cobra9 SemiPro is getting a facelift.

New easier to understand packaging and more aggressive profiles. The same light weight and super stiff construction remains. More updates to follow shortly! Cobra9 SemiPro

New Locations Online – Maitland and Cairns are ready to roll

    We are stoked to announce new partnerships between Cobra9 and Hunter Podiatry and North Queensland Podiatry.  We have been working hard on setting up the logistics for these two locations and the staff are well trained and ready to assess your cycling shoe needs. Luke Grainger from Hunter Podiatry has been an enthusiastic cyclist […] Read More

Rockhampton Sessions – Cobra9 and GC Bike Fit

In conjunction with the RETUL bike fit session being conducted by Pete Spencer from GC Bike Fit, Cobra9 will be running an assessment and casting session out of City Centre Cycles.  The date for the session will be Monday the 25th of August. Please contact us directly if you want to schedule a time or […] Read More