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reaction forces on tyres on a bike with rider on board how to calculate? watch

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    The bike in question weighs 3500N with rider on the bike.The tyres are both 0.8m apart, totalling a 1.6m length, the riders centre of mass is 1 metre behind the front wheel. how do I calculate the forces acting down on each wheel when the rider is on the bike? thanks
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    TSR Support Team
    Firstly, draw a free body diagram.
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