Wobble of a racing bicycle with a rider hands on and hands off the handlebar. Klinger, F., Nusime, J., Edelmann, J., & Plöchl, M. Vehicle System Dynamics, 0(0):1–18.
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So far fundamental papers on the understanding of the wobble mode at motorcycles have been published, but in contrast, little research has been published on the wobble mode at bicycles. Wobble denotes a characteristic unstable oscillatory mode dominated by oscillations of the front wheel about the steering axis. The wobble mode of a trekking bicycle at low speeds has already been analysed, where no influence of the rider's hands on the steering system is taken into account. The wobble mode of a racing bicycle at higher speeds has not been addressed in more detail so far. The paper points out the difference between a trekking bicycle and a racing bicycle in particular with respect to the wobble mode. Different geometry, mass and stiffness properties of both types of bicycles and different characteristic positions of the rider are considered. As the wobble at racing bicycles often occurs at high speeds, when riding down a grade with hands on a dropped handlebar, a passive rider model, that takes into account the movement of the rider's arms, is presented.
@article{klinger_wobble_nodate,
	title = {Wobble of a racing bicycle with a rider hands on and hands off the handlebar},
	volume = {0},
	issn = {0042-3114},
	url = {http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00423114.2013.877592},
	doi = {10.1080/00423114.2013.877592},
	abstract = {So far fundamental papers on the understanding of the wobble mode at motorcycles have been published, but in contrast, little research has been published on the wobble mode at bicycles. Wobble denotes a characteristic unstable oscillatory mode dominated by oscillations of the front wheel about the steering axis. The wobble mode of a trekking bicycle at low speeds has already been analysed, where no influence of the rider's hands on the steering system is taken into account. The wobble mode of a racing bicycle at higher speeds has not been addressed in more detail so far. The paper points out the difference between a trekking bicycle and a racing bicycle in particular with respect to the wobble mode. Different geometry, mass and stiffness properties of both types of bicycles and different characteristic positions of the rider are considered. As the wobble at racing bicycles often occurs at high speeds, when riding down a grade with hands on a dropped handlebar, a passive rider model, that takes into account the movement of the rider's arms, is presented.},
	number = {0},
	urldate = {2014-02-03},
	journal = {Vehicle System Dynamics},
	author = {Klinger, Florian and Nusime, Julia and Edelmann, Johannes and Plöchl, Manfred},
	pages = {1--18}
}
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