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Old 11-07-2012, 07:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I for one believe that the way that the Vetter challenge is conducted is valid. The standards are everybody rides together on the same day and under the same conditions, in the same way that a merathon run or a triathalone is run. The conditions vary from event to event and who ever wins on the day is the winner even if the time is 10% to 20% longer or the course changes from year to year.
As you suggest there are better ways to isolate aerodynamic performance than the Vetter Challenge. But I don't believe that is what we are after. It is what can the "package" you bring to the event on the day on the course, do compaired to the others.
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