Science

This page lists all articles and updates related to bicycle science. Alternatively you might want to learn how we’re using science to create better bikes for everyday use. You can also filter these articles to specific topics such as: speed, safety, security, behaviour or design. 



Study into Touch Screen Safety

Touch screens even more dangerous than regular phones A study carried out in The Netherlands has compared the behavior of cyclists when distracted in different…






Synchronous brake analysis

The ability to stop quickly in response to a hazard is critical to safety. Modern bicycle disk brakes are generally capable of locking the wheels under…


Causes of Child Injuries in Hungary

A study carried out in Hungary has shown the importance of road quality for childrens’ safety when cycling. The research was carried out retrospectively by…


Dynamics of pitch-over crashes

Going ‘over the handlebars’ is a common type of crash for cyclists. The high center of gravity and short wheelbase makes bicycles susceptible to this type…