This Catalyst article explores how cyclists can use physics to explain certain limitations to their performance. Variables which may affect a cyclist's speed such as force, energy and power are considered along with formulas for calculating the correct amount of each in order to optimise performance.
The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2012, Volume 22, Issue 4.
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