The correct angle for maximum launch

December 4, 2007

‘course we never called it that. We were just trying to jump our bikes as far as we could. For those of us who’s formative bike riding years were the 70’s, well, Evel Knievel has passed. See Dave Moulton’s post for the reminiscing about the BMX years…

2 Responses to “The correct angle for maximum launch”

  1. whimple Says:

    45 degrees in a friction-free environment with negligible earth curvature. 🙂


  2. bikemonkey Says:

    damn theorists. I can tell you never skinned your knees in pursuit of real world physics….


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