Skinsuit Testing

Skinsuit Testing

Skinsuit Testing Which is the fastest Skinsuit? A question that is regularly asked, but not one that is easy to answer without some form of aerodynamic testing. Last week at SSEH we headed back into the Wind Tunnel to test 5 different Skinsuits from our Equipment Room...

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Road Helmet Testing

Road Helmet Testing

Road Helmet Testing Which road helmet should I buy? A question often asked, but not always straight forward to answer. Last week at SSEH we conducted some internal testing of road helmets, via the use of our Equipment Room in order to highlight the typical differences...

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SSEH Price Increase

SSEH Price Increase

As of the 1st of August 2022, we will be implementing a small price increase across all services and hourly rates due to rising operational costs. We have been working hard over the past year to improve the usability and efficiency of our services, including the...

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Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity: Engineering TechnicianAre you a passionate cyclist? Obsessed with marginal gains? Or have a keen interest in sporting performance, development and technology? Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub has a unique and exciting opportunity for a competent and...

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Cycling Test Lab Open Day Event

Cycling Test Lab Open Day Event

Cycling Test Lab Open Day Event On Friday 17th June 2022, Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub (SSEH) officially opened the Cycling Test Lab at Silverstone University Technical College (UTC) with a ribbon cutting ceremony carried out by Richard Harrington, Chief...

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Time Trial Helmets

Time Trial Helmets

Through the increasing use of aerodynamic testing in the wind tunnel, the development of time trial specific helmets has changed significantly over the years. From the original long tail designs of the past to more modern short tail designs and everything in between....

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Equipment Room

Equipment Room

The Equipment Room was designed to enhance the customer's experience of the Sports Performance Wind Tunnel by providing the resources required to carry out thorough and precise aerodynamic testing of products from the cycling performance market. We have created, with...

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Performance Lab

Performance Lab

The SSEH Performance Lab has been designed to provide customers with market leading bike fit technology and equipment, ensuring you have all the resources required to enhance your client's experience. When used in conjunction with our Sports Performance Wind Tunnel...

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Chain Efficiency Rig – Silverstone UTC Collaboration

Chain Efficiency Rig – Silverstone UTC Collaboration

Friction within a chain contributes to energy loss and therefore reduces drivetrain efficiency. Based on simple pendulum theory, the chain efficiency rig comprises of a swinging pendulum that rotates a chain around a chainring or sprocket. The energy lost to friction...

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Stiffness Rig – Silverstone UTC Collaboration

Stiffness Rig – Silverstone UTC Collaboration

A component tested in the isolation of a wind tunnel could prove to be aerodynamically advantageous, however, if the components stiffness or mechanical efficiency to transmit rider power to the road is not considered, then any aerodynamic gain could be wasted. This...

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