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A bicycle in of itself is a half of the equation. If you want to eek out as much speed as you can you also need to consider how you interact with the machine. This answer focuses on the human/bike interaction rather tweaking bike specs. Bike fit is a continual compromise between power, comfort, and aerodynamics (Bike Fit by Phil Burke). Simply plugging ...


I like andy256's suggestion a lot, but I must add some. The way I see it more money will buy you either or both two things that affect your speed (1): Less weight. Less power loss between pedals and road. Andy 256's link will easily let you vary (1) directly to see what it gets you, to vary (2) you need to change the watts figure you input at the top ...

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