F-Brake test results

Following tests are performed on a closed track, so we can compare our windtunnel test result to a "riding" test. The rider keeps a constant speed and we measure the Watts needed to reach the speed, as well as the heart rate.

 

Noah vs roadbikes Track Test

  • Duration
  • Average speed
  • Average power output
  • Corrected speed
  • Corrected power output
  • Average heart rate
  • Noah

  • 234 sec
  • 40,2365 Km/h
  • 293,5903 Watt
  • 40 Km/h
  • 288,8602 Watt
  • 139,9514 bpm
  • Helium road bike

  • 237 sec
  • 39,82103 Km/h
  • 299,3928 Watt
  • 40 Km/h
  • 302,9721 Watt
  • 143,5264 bpm
  • Difference

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  • 14.11 Watt
  • 3.57 bpm
  • in %

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  • 4.66%
  • 2.49%
 

Conclusion:

On the Ridley Noah you need to pedal 14,11 Watt less than on a normal road bike to reach a speed of 40 km/h. Beside your heart beat goes down by 2,49% which was between 3 and 4 bpm for our professional testrider.

 

Noah vs Noah FB (Fast Brake) Track Test

  • Duration
  • Average speed
  • Average power output
  • Corrected speed
  • Corrected power output
  • Average heart rate
  • Noah

  • 234 sec
  • 40,2365 Km/h
  • 293,5903 Watt
  • 40 Km/h
  • 288,8602 Watt
  • 139,9514 bpm
  • Noah FB (Fast Brake)

  • 233 sec
  • 39,86221 Km/h
  • 280,026 Watt
  • 40 Km/h
  • 282,7817 Watt
  • 136,2597 bpm
  • Difference

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  • 6.08 Watt
  • 3.69 bpm
  • in %

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  • 2.10%
  • 2.64%
 

Conclusion:

On the Ridley Noah FB with the NEW integrated brake you need to pedal 6,08 Watt less than on a normal Noah to reach a speed of 40 km/h. Besides your heart beat goes down by 2,64% which was about 3 bpm for our professional testrider.

 
 

Final Conclusion:

With the Noah FB you save more than 20 Watt (14,11 + 6,08) compared to a normal road bike, while your heartbeat goes down by more than 4%. This means that the track test proves our windtunnel results, our FAST-concept bikes make professional riders faster and conserve energy..

 

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