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Old 08-02-2009, 12:46 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by basjoos View Post
All else being equal, rolling resistance is lower with a larger wheel diameter since the rubber isn't flexing as sharply where it contacts the ground. That's the reason you see large wheel diameters on racing bicycles dispite their greater aero drag.
I was afraid that would be the case.
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