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van trigt, chris (author)
This exploration study focuses on the braking behaviour of World Tour cyclists during a descent. For this study, 8 riders descended over 6 trials using a ‘sensor bike’. As part of this particular study, a novel brake sensor is developed and validated in practice. The sensor package can be transferred between bicycles, allowing each rider to use...
master thesis 2019
Reijne, M.M. (author), Bregman, D.J.J. (author), Schwab, A.L. (author)
Descend technique and performance vary among elite racing cyclists and it is not clear what slower riders should do to improve their performance. An observation study was performed of the descending technique of members of a World Tour cycling team and the technique of each member was compared with the fastest descender amongst them. The...
conference paper 2018
Lommers, C.R. (author)
Professional cyclists show a big difference in descending abilities. Eventhough recently research has been conducted on the control of a bicycle [13,19], little is known about the techniques of descending in cycling [[3,6,22]. The aim of this study was to develop measurement equipment which can measure skill and perfor- mance in cycling during...
master thesis 2015