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Cycling Aerodynamics: Wind Tunnel Testing versus Track Testing

  • G. Gibertini
  • G. Campanardi
  • L. Guercilena
  • C. Macchi
Conference paper
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 31)

Abstract

This paper deals with the aerodynamics of time trial cycling, presenting a reasoned comparison between the results obtained from cyclists wind tunnel testis and track tests carried out in an indoor facility. The paper outlines the difference between the two kinds of tests and the indications that can be extracted from the results.

Keywords

Aerodynamics Cycling Wind Tunnel 

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Copyright information

© International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gibertini
    • 1
  • G. Campanardi
    • 1
  • L. Guercilena
    • 2
  • C. Macchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria AerospazialePolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Quick Step Pro Tour Cycling TeamWevelgemBelgium

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