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between two bicycles? Assuming the two bicycles have good brakes, this is solely caused by reaction time. The bicycle in the rear must be able to quickly determine that the bicycle in front has started emergency braking. I'd say 2 seconds of distance is a good idea. At 35 km/h, this is bit less than 20 meters, or bit more than the length of ten bicycles in ...


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About 3 meters on a reasonably careful ride (below 25 km/h), but after the brakes have been applied (response distance). More like 25 meters if we add the 2.5 s time required to spot the danger already in sight and press the handles, but 4 meters of we assume a very vigilant driver with 250 ms reaction time. See the charts below for details. The formula (...


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