a grid of bike parts and gears

Bicycling Science

by David Gordon Wilson Author

An updated, third edition of the popular, definitive book about the history, science, and engineering of bicycles. Framebuilders, mechanics, designers, racers, and curious cyclists alike are offered a feast of information about how human-powered vehicles work, how power is transfered from rider to wheels, aerodynamics, braking, heat management, steering and stabilitiy, power and speed, and materials.