An Examination of Bike Science

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Lance Armstrong may be pedaling towards his seventh consecutive Tour de France victory — a testament to his champion ability, and also to some remarkable physiology and technology.

Edward F. Coyle, professor, Department of Kinesiology. Director, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin

David Gordon Wilson, author Bicycling Science, professor emeritus, mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



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