"Riding Wide, Pursuit"
Rider Rides Wide, in a Velodrome with Slope
The rider rides wide by 0.6 meters at the center of the straight. Here is the elevation traced by the rider. The slope from the center of a straight to the turn is 0.6%, about 15 cm higher in the turn than at the center of the straight.
Here is the path along one straight exaggerated to show the detail.
Data for case:
Nominal path Length 4000.00 m
Calculated wheel path Length 4000.26 m
Time for pursuit, seconds 282.23 s
Time for pursuit, min:sec 4:42.23 min:sec
Average speed for pursuit 14.17 m/s
Length of path of center of mass 3922.03 m
Average speed for center of mass 13.90 m/s
Total work 136147. N m
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