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Old 06-30-2009, 05:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
Bicycle Bob
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"Sharkskin" uses micro-grooves parallel to the flow to reduce boundary layer turbulence. It was outlawed in rowing competition, but I've never heard of an automotive trial.
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