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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Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

At SSEH we have an exciting opportunity for you to become part of the team with a year long internship. This will be from Summer 2022 - Summer 2023. This is a thrilling opportunity to be part of a growing business and be involved in a wide range of activities; from...

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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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Rolling Resistance Rig – Silverstone UTC Collaboration

Rolling Resistance Rig – Silverstone UTC Collaboration

Rolling resistance is the force resisting the motion of a tyre rolling over a surface, rider power is required to overcome this force. The Rolling Resistance Rig utilises a motor driven roller, contained within an enclosure to rotate a wheel; vertical mass can be...

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Spinning Wheel Testing

Spinning Wheel Testing

The development team here at SSEH have been working hard to progress the tools and services available to our customers. The Sports Performance Wind Tunnel now has the ability to rotate wheels up to 55kph and can be utilised for test programmes where a pedalling rider...

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Job Opportunity – Sports R&D Design Engineer

Job Opportunity – Sports R&D Design Engineer

Sports R&D Design Engineer - Based at Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub We are looking for an experienced and talented Mechanical Design Engineer to join our expanding team and R&D facility, working on a range of elite sports and cycling development tools and...

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