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Design of an Improved Triathlon Bicycle

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Title: Design of an Improved Triathlon Bicycle
Author: Hughes, C.; Hogg, L.; Chennery, S.; Ditschun, S.
Abstract: In this paper we present a state of the art, biomechanically efficient triathlon bicycle. The design consists of a short wheelbase, high racing recumbent frame with an elliptical shaped chainwheel and self-adjusting crank arm. The design was simulated and results showed greater ground force generation and speed from the same muscle input as well as reduction of the notorious dead spot
Date: 2007

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