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Old 05-09-2014, 06:14 AM   #615 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
In Permalink #31 of Introduction & Cross wind solutions to motorcycle Streamliners? there is dicussion of 'stall strips' which are central ribs on the nose of velomobiles to improve crosswind performance. They needn't be large.
On velomobiles, the top cross section is nearly cylindrical, which is a really high drag shape when seen from the side.

As Aerohead's link shows once more, cylindrical shapes aft are to be avoided at all cost !
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