Is TT racing is a more honest form of racing?
Road bike races are just a bunch of guys all crowded together trying to hide from the air behind the guy in front of them. Not showing honest speeds I think. What do you think?
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You could argue that any lightweight could race in a 'normal' race 'Please don't let the guy in front realise I haven't done a turn in an hour', but that would be unnecessarily imflamatory. The question should be rearranged to idendify the required outcome. If the question is:
"Should TT riding be considered as a truer representation of a riders' speed over a certain distance, which can be measured objectively?"
Then the answer would be 'yes' .
If the question is :
"Should TT riding be considered as 'superior' to normal road racing as it can't be measured objectively?
Then the answer is 'no', as the practice of cycling in a bunch is highly subjective, and requires a lot of skill other than pedal power and aerodynamics to win.
In my personal opinion, TT riding (and more specifically static trainer riding) is a more honest form of competition, but it's less exciting. Can you imagine all stages of the Tour de France as TT?