I am doing a Biomechanics course and it is just like physics. I don't have a large back ground when it comes to physics. So I need some help. I am having a problem with a question on an assignment. This is the question:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A 78 kilogram cyclist is cycling in a perfect circle, with a velocity of 12m/sec. If The cyclist is leaning at 30 degrees and is in a perfect equilibrum, what is the radius of teh circle they are cycling around?

It doesn't seem to be a hard question, but I have been trying to figure this out for about 5 hours now and nothing is hitting me on how to do it. I know it has to deal with centripetal force and I think I should be using the formula F=mv2/r at some point. But I have no idea what the first step is. I hope someone can help me get started, remember I have very little background when it comes to physics it has been a while since I have done it.

Thanks,

Woody

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# Homework Help: Cyclist cycling in a perfect circle - find radius

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