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Old 10-20-2015, 01:58 PM   #128 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Grant-53 View Post
My fairing works well keeping the chill at bay as does a full faced Bell motorcycle helmet. This year I want to add side panels and a tail box to the mountain bike.
Grant, have you started a thread about the fairing? Can you post a link? I am curious to see how it is working out. When I used to commute by motorcycle I was much warmer with a fairing installed.
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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