Subject: Do heavier bicyclists go faster downhill than lighter ones?
Date: Mon Jan 20 14:36:23 2003
Posted by Keith Jones
Grade level: 4-6
City: Sausalito State/Province: CA
Area of science: Physics
I've often heard that heavier bicyclists go faster downhill than lighter ones.
I am aware of the falling bodies law of Newton, and this would seem to
contradict it. It is a widely held belief and I was wondering if there is
something else going on.
Re: Do heavier bicyclists go faster downhill than lighter ones?
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