Fast cyclist outfits sometimes make just enough difference in time trials when every millisecond counts. Tom Dumoulin knows all about it. Especially for the Netherlands’ best time trialist, TU Delft developed a new, even more aerodynamic suit, in which a 3D-printed Dumoulin sailed through all the wind tunnel tests in perfect balance.
Alpecin (Tom Davids, Teun van Erp)
Sports Engineering Institute
Delft University of Technology
Researchers: Wouter Terra, Andrea Sciacchitano, Jouke Verlinden, Joris van Tubergen
Contributing students: Mathijs Stroober, Ruben Baldeswing
d.j.j.bregman [at] tudelft.nl