Having fun with the first frame (and some expensive equipment)
At the beginning of this journey, this was the test which made everything possible:
It was a good experience, and it provided some confidence in the whole concept.
This test shows the static deflection.
But, it tells nothing about the handling and behavior while riding, on less-than-perfect roads for example – the dynamic experience.
So, how will the board behave dynamically?
To answer that, we need to find the natural frequencies of the board.
The Rider is Missing
I was really happy with the setup initially…
And then it hit me – the rider is missing!
There is a little point of doing this test when you are missing the proper mass, and a significant one actually - an entire rider.
So, this was the solution…
And the results?
Very good actually, slightly above 10Hz for the first frequency.
This should not cause any inconvenience on typical roads.
Are you interested in other fun/scientific things?
Let me know, I would like to learn.
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