Thread: Fast(er) bike
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:15 AM
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Default Re: Fast(er) bike

Originally Posted by racie35 View Post
with the horsepower available ....isnt much to be gained probably.
This is kind of a relative statement.

Actually there is, but you have to think about it a little differently than a motorcycle. A motorcycle goes fast enough to build up a lot of wind resistance all by itself.

Motor bicycles you would tend to think don't, but the wind doesn't think. You can easily be trying to do 30 mph against a 30 mph headwind. That's a lot of wind resistance. In a circumstance like that aerodynamics can make a big difference.

I've noticed on my bike that wind seems like a bigger hindrence than hills.
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