World Cycling Forum Participants Can Visit Cycling Lab of Technical University Delft
ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands – The upcoming World Cycling Forum, taking place on June 4 and 5 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, offers participants the opportunity to visit the Cycling Laboratory of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). They will be taken on a guided tour by university experts on the morning of June 6, following the conclusion of the second day of the Forum. Here they can get acquainted (free of charge) with the science behind making bicycles and bicycle products better, faster and more advanced.
The TU Delft Cycling Lab is part of the TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute. This Institute connects top-level athletes with innovative technologies as they need to look beyond just their physical capacities; they need to think about clothing and equipment, materials and design. Can it be made faster, higher, with less drag? These are the kind of questions TU Delft can provide answers to. And want to find these answers in collaboration with the industry. It regards the link between the TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute and the industry to be extremely valuable and states “We are proud of each and every collaboration.” Current industry partners are (among others) Gazelle, BBB Cycling, adidas and Asics.
50 Forum participants will have the possibility to take part in this visit
Five research subjects
TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute and its Cycling Lab addresses five research subjects. These are ‘Aero- and hydrodynamics’, ‘Biomechanics, Materials and Human Material Interaction’, ‘Measurement, Feedback and Simulation’, ‘Motivation and persuasion to compete in sports, play and exercise’ and ‘Sports Infrastructure and facilities’. On the basis of these subjects, the directions in which scientific research relating to top-level sports at TU Delft is currently being conducted, and on the potential application of new research areas.
3rd and extra day
World Cycling Forum participants will have the opportunity to visit the TU Delft Cycling Laboratory on a 3rdand extra day of the International Conference for the cycling industry. On June 6 a maximum of 50 Forum participants will have the possibility to take part in this visit on a first come, first served basis. The free of charge TU Delft visit is available exclusively to World Cycling Forum participants once they have registered for the Forum. Transportation to TU Delft from ss Rotterdam on 6 June is included but participants must make their own way following the conclusion of the tour.
Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity – register for the World Cycling Forum and the TU Delft visit today!
For more information and to register please visit the 2019 World Cycling Forum website: www.worldcyclingforum.org