Bicycling Science, Second Edition

Bicycling Science, Second Edition


the second one variation of Bicycling Science contains new info on fresh achievements and experiments in human-powered transportation, from the "ultimate human-powered motor vehicle" (UHPV) during which supine riders can in attaining speeds good over 60 mph, to human-powered airplane, boats, and rail transportation. New chapters conceal the heritage of bicycle and humanpower expertise and technological know-how, and the speed-power relationships of assorted modes and cars together with functionality predictions for the UHPV and the "commuter human-powered vehicle." The chapters on braking, guidance, friction, air drag, rider cooling, and transmissions and gearing have all been enlarged and up to date. James McCullagh, editor of Bicycling journal has written a Foreword for this variation which additionally contains many new illustrations.

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