Riding a Level Path on a Velodrome with Slope
|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. This is on the velodrome with slope in the straights. The elevation of the turns is about 15 cm higher than the elevation of the center of the straight.
|Here is the path along one straight exaggerated to show the detail.
|Data for case:
|Nominal path Length
|Calculated wheel path Length
|Time for pursuit, seconds
|Time for pursuit, min:sec
|Average speed for pursuit
|Length of path of center of mass
|Average speed for center of mass