Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Speed Versus Power For Different Cycle Types


A chart compiled by the NVHPV (Dutch HPV Club), using their SRM measuring thingummy-doodah, showing the power efficiency of different kinds of bicycles. The bicycles range from a normal typical bike to a recumbent with full fairing. It shows a drastic range of power required to attain a given speed (40 km/hr) and the speed attained for 250 watts of power.



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