Informative articles


Contact Patch size VS Friction Levels

Below are questions posed to two Mechanical Engineers/Physics Professors about the confusion of the change in tire contact patch size and change in traction levels.

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History of the Evolution of Aggressive "Body Position"

This is written by a racer who was there during the evolution of body position through trial and error and was instrumental in development of the most effective style.

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"The True Facts of the "Chicken Strip"

Do chicken strips mean a rider is slow?

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Formula for friction

Friction vs. surface area calculations.

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Problems With Observational Interpretations

The following is a short story about a personal experience with an instructor who was teaching his students by watching me ride.

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