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comment Does riding a cyclo cross bike carry a large aerodynamic penalty when compared to a road bike?
How fast are you riding when this happens? What terrrain?
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revised How Can A Faster Rider Aid A Slower Rider On A Long Ride?
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comment How Can A Faster Rider Aid A Slower Rider On A Long Ride?
Well, for one that's the rule for a drafting penalty in triathalons. triduo.com/articlesPage/draftingrules/drafting.htm It's also a common rule of thumb in sailing that you need to be 3 boat lengths behind to get clean air. The advantage at 3 bike lengths is of course much smaller, but it is still there. As you can see in this example grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/airplane/dragsphere.html, the zone of low pressure behind a blunt body is roughly 3x the body length.
Mar
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answered How Can A Faster Rider Aid A Slower Rider On A Long Ride?
Mar
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comment Changing to rigid fork on C-dale Killer V 900 w 1.5
Unless the motor is on the front wheel, the comment about steel forks and torque doesn't make a lot of sense to me. Where did this advice come from?
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reviewed Approve Can I use a 9-speed shifter with a 8-speed cassette?
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answered How to remove spoke twist
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reviewed Approve Can I use a 9-speed shifter with a 8-speed cassette?
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revised Replace chain at 0.5% wear, or 0.75% wear?
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answered Replace chain at 0.5% wear, or 0.75% wear?
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revised Is threadless a noticeable difference from threaded headset setups?
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comment Is threadless a noticeable difference from threaded headset setups?
The 1.125 is the dimension of the steerer tube. So the head tube would need to have an interior dimension greater than that. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headset_(bicycle_part) for exact dimensions of the headtube.
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answered Is threadless a noticeable difference from threaded headset setups?
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answered Will disc brakes aggravate the problem with spokes pulling through the rim?
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reviewed Approve New to bicycles; Bad setup, bad bike, or too heavy?
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reviewed Approve Can I straighten bent rims between two flat surfaces?
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reviewed Approve What's the best way to fix carbon to titanium?
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reviewed Approve New to bicycles; Bad setup, bad bike, or too heavy?
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answered Shimano XT with Campag Centaur crank?
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answered Is it possible to use a two or three chainring with an internal hub?