Making a Magnetic Bike Transmission
bicycles | engineering | magnets | math | physics | tom stanton | transmissions | March 29, 2023
A normal bike uses a set of gears to influence the amount of torque sent to its rear wheel. Tom Stanton wanted to see if it was possible to create a bike transmission that uses magnets to turn its wheel and create resistance. Put your thinking caps on for this brainy video that incorporates physics, math, and engineering.