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Old 05-02-2013, 10:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JRMichler View Post
You'd be surprised. At his current speed of 11 MPH, aero drag is at least half of his total drag. When he gets more fit and gets up to 15 MPH or so, aero is really significant.

Also, bicycle tire pressure really affects rolling resistance. More so than with car tires.
Interesting. Do you know of any previous builds on bikes?
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