How fast can a human cycle? With aerodynamic help, the 300km per hour barrier seems easily within reach

Timothy Crouch, Monash University British cyclist Neil Campbell recently set a new record for the men’s “fastest bicycle in a slipstream”, clocking up a breathtaking 280km per hour.

Your riding position can give you an advantage in a road cycling sprint

Paul Franciscus Johannes Merkes, Edith Cowan University and Chris Abbiss, Edith Cowan University Many professional road cycling events are hundreds of kilometres long, but the final placings are often decided by what happens in the last few seconds of any race stage. New research shows that a rider can gain up to an extra 5kph […]