Riding a Level Path on a Level Velodrome

The rider rides a level path from the end of the turn to the center of the straight and on to the next turn. Here is the elevation traced by the rider. The path is level and along the measurement line as one would expect. 

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 
3999.84 
m 
Time for pursuit, seconds 
282.37 
s 
Time for pursuit, min:sec 
4:42.37 
min:sec 
Average speed for pursuit 
14.17 
m/s 
Length of path of center of mass 
3922.97 
m 
Average speed for center of mass 
13.89 
m/s 
Total work 
136215. 
N m 
