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Bike Race SimulationView   

  Inputs:

Race DistanceDistance for Time Comparisons
Elevation ChangeTotal climbing divided by total distance
Distance To TurnAverage Distance Between Turns
Turn SpeedAverage Max Speed Possible in Turn
PowerPower Produced by Rider
EfficiencyDrivetrain Efficiency
Frontal AreaFrontal area of the cyclist in meters^2
    standing - 0.6566873
    upright (hands on bar tops) - 0.4925155
    crouch (hands on drops, elbows locked) - 0.4297982
    racing crouch (hands on crops, elbows bent) - 0.3080527
    full downhill tuck - 0.2674709
    end of pack of 1 or more riders - 0.2213353
    in the middle of a pack - 0.1844627
CR WindCoefficient of Wind Resistance
CR RollingCoefficient of Rolling Resistance
    narrow tubular tires range from - 0.004 to 0.0055
    26 x 1.125 inch tires - 0.0047
    27 x 1.25 inch tires - 0.0051
    26 x 1.375 - 0.0066
    for mountain bike tires - 0.0120

Multiplier:
    Velodrome track - 1.0    
    Pavement - 1.1 - 1.3
    Dry, hard dirt or cinder - 1.2 - 2
    Wet, firm cinder/sand - 2.0 - 3.0
    Deep mud - 5+
    Deep, dry sand - 6+
Rider Weight
Bike Weight
Wheel MassWheel Mass

  Outputs:

Race Time
Avg Speed
Work


  Update History:

Date PublishedSizePublisher ID
February 15, 2008 9:24:37 PM339KHFHZ4Z9BXKKCViewDownload
January 16, 2007 8:38:36 PM338K619243437ViewDownload
August 27, 2006 1:48:21 AM338K1028900640ViewDownload