Measuring sideslip and camber characteristics of bicycle tyres

  title={Measuring sideslip and camber characteristics of bicycle tyres},
  author={A. Dressel and A. Rahman},
  journal={Vehicle System Dynamics},
  pages={1365 - 1378}
Sideslip and camber tyre properties, the forces and moments a tyre generates as it rolls forward under different circumstances, have been found to be important to motorcycle dynamics. A similar situation may be expected to exist for bicycles, but limited bicycle tyre data and a lack of the tools necessary to measure it may contribute to its absence in bicycle dynamics analyses. Measuring these properties requires holding the tyre at a fixed orientation with respect to the pavement and its… Expand
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