View Full Version : Re: Looking for data on leg forces applied to bicycle pedal

11-15-1999, 02:37 AM
At 01:31 PM 11/11/99 -0600, Dennis How wrote:
> I am an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at the
>University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. My project group is designing
>a bicycle to be driven by a set of bevel gears instead of the normal
>sproket and chain assembly. We have been searching for data on the forces
>a human leg is capable of exerting upon a bicycle pedal.

Try 'Bicycling Science' - Whitt and Wilson, MIT Press.

Dr R D Thomson
Ballistics, Impact + Sports Eng Group
Mech Eng Dept, Glasgow Uni
Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland

tel UK (44) Gla (141) 330 4313
fax UK (44) Gla (141) 330 4343
web http://www.mech.gla.ac.uk/~rthomson

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