On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 00:22:00 GMT, Jules <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>What do I have to do to ‘pass’ the 360 degree turn? If I can do a 360
>turn by going pedal-stop-pedal (i.e. two 180 degree turns in quick
>succession), is that cheating? Does it have to be one smooth pedal all
>the way around?
You are allowed a circle with a diameter of 1 metre to do your 360 in,
so you can make more than one (smooth or not) pedal. It is not allowed
to go backwards, just forward, otherwise you could idle and turn
gradually. I’m not sure if stopping is allowed but as long as you
maintain some forward speed between your two 180 turns you should be
The circumference of the max allowed turning circle of 1 m is such
that with a 1 m (39") diameter wheel you need one full revolution
(i.e. 2 pedal strokes) to ride it. There’s logic… So with a 20"
wheel you have almost 4 pedal strokes!
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