I've been looking at a lot of the coverage of the Tour de France. All of the attention is on the cyclists, and no attention whatsoever on the cycles. Even in photographs or videos, they are so far ...
Won't having disk shaped wheels cause more wind resistance with crosswinds? What are the benefits of having these sort of wheels?
I'm just curious to know what bike models and setups will be used by the competitors? Is there any data out there on the web?
I can average 21.7mph for a 20 mile time trial (00:55:15), on my 2001 Rockhopper with 1.25" fatboy slicks, no lock out on shock. My bike weighs 25.25 lbs. I'm planning on buying a Cervelo 2012 r3, ...