Sun July 22, 2012 By: Shiladitya Biswas

A moving bicycle comes to rest after some time if we stop pedalling it. But newton's 1st law of motion it should continue to move forever, unless an external force acts on it. How is the 1st law of motion acting in this case?

Expert Reply
Sun July 22, 2012
There is an external force of friction between the tyres and the road and in the axles of the bicycle acting which stops the cycle.
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