explains the principle behind the bike Real G2 27"
Boardman and the superbike
is the Norfolk man behind the superbike that helped cyclist
Chris Boardman ride to an Olympic gold medal in 1992 in Barcelona.
engineer and cycling enthusiast, wanted to make a bike that
was more aerodynamic.
that slows a cyclist down is having to pass through air, as
they discovered with aeroplanes many years ago," he said.
used a one-piece carbon fibre frame, with wheels on one side
only, reducing the frame size and giving an aerodynamic shape.
of single-body design is known as a monocoque. The superbike
was developed with the Norfolk firm Lotus Engineering.
bike is now illegal for racing and Mike
is concentrating on the subject that first sparked his interest
- recumbent bike designs.
here for Mike's thoughts on
Designers, Engineers and Inventors
bikes in action
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