Bike Science – Why bikes are made the way they are.

Science of Cycling introduct2  What is the Science of Cycling?


Science of Cycling thewheel2  Why do road bikes have thin tires, while mountain bikes have fat tires?

 

Science of Cycling  drives2  What is a gear ratio? And how do gears help make the bicycle so efficient?

 

Science of Cycling frames2  What are the best materials for frames? What are the best designs?

 

Science of Cycling braking3  How do you stop and steer a bicycle? What forces keep the bicycle from falling over?

 

Science of Cycling aerodynamics2  How does drafting help a cyclist? What is skin friction?

 

Science of Cycling - humanpower2  Why is the bicycle the most efficient way to travel? How do your muscles work?


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