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Old 11-14-2009, 03:24 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
I think I'm going to aim for a 6 degree bottom angle, approximately what's shown there (don't do the photoshop measurement to check my work on this image - it's 5 degrees there.)

Bicycle Bob advocates for no more than a 4 degree angle. Unfortunately, that will leave the end of the tail a bit lower than I'd like for departing slope angles from the back tire.
Hi Metro,

When I read your post, the first thing that came to mind was to use Vortex generators to supplant the 6 degree angle. Then I read Bicycle Bob's comments and it seemed like a confirmation.


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