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The Science of Cycling

07.25.2016, by
One of best ways for cyclists to optimize their speed is to work on their riding position. The French Cycling Federation recently teamed up with researchers to help athletes improve these cycling positions. On your marks for a performance optimization session with France’s junior cycling team at the Vélodrome National de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

This research was conducted as a collaboration between researchers at the Laboratoire d’Analyse et d’Architecture des Systèmes (LAAS) of the CNRS, the Centre d’Optimisation de la Performance Sportive (COPS) of the Université de Franche-Comté and the Fédération Française de Cyclisme (FFC). 

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