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Old 03-20-09, 08:45 PM   #1
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aero advantage

As I ponder another handful of races this year, I can't help but wonder what I can do to finally beat little Sally, the girl on the Barbie bike with the streamers who rides on the sidewalk alongside the RATL course.

I could do intervals, but I am too lazy.

I could loose weight, but I like to eat too much.

I could buy a new carbon fiber wonder...a RED one, but the economy sucks.

So I'm thinking I can get more aero. Of course my gut gets in the way of back going any more than a 90 degree angle to the ground...so I need to get more aero without having to reduce my wind profile.

I'm thinking of buying a skin suit and doing Botox....whaddya all think?
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Old 03-20-09, 08:50 PM   #2
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Skin suit will squeeze you too much causing large bulges in the midsection, which is less aero. Botox will smooth out the wrinkles so the flow of air will be a bit more laminar, so that may work.
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Dimples ARE aero.
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Skin suit will squeeze you too much causing large bulges in the midsection, which is less aero. Botox will smooth out the wrinkles so the flow of air will be a bit more laminar, so that may work.
How about a corset?
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Dimples ARE aero.
Learn to ride backwards?
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Learn to ride backwards?
Rectal Cranial Inversion position....BRILLIANT!
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Pay somebody skinny and fast to ride as you?

P.S. I'm not angling for the job, as I'm neither.
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Elizabeth Taylor recommended dysentery as a diet plan. A number of the women at work have had surgery so they could eat just as much but lose weight. The first one lost about 80 pounds, and then it was a rush to sign up for the procedure.
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just sit up and think of the gut as a "body fairing". instant aero justification for eating some more.
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I think you should focus on the important stuff. Like the difference between 'loose' and lose.
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Elizabeth Taylor recommended dysentery as a diet plan. A number of the women at work have had surgery so they could eat just as much but lose weight. The first one lost about 80 pounds, and then it was a rush to sign up for the procedure.
Tapeworms are also very effective, but hard to get rid of after you reach your desired weight.
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I think you should focus on the important stuff. Like the difference between 'loose' and lose.
Oh my, lookie what I hooked!
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