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Old 07-30-08, 08:04 PM   #1
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thought for the day

A clyde drafting a skinny, is like a car drafting a motorcycle.

Moral of the story: Let the clyde break wind for you.
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Old 07-30-08, 08:05 PM   #2
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Wouldn't that depend on what "Breaking the Wind" actually means, right?
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A clyde drafting a skinny, is like a car drafting a motorcycle.

Moral of the story: Let the clyde break wind for you.
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Old 07-30-08, 10:35 PM   #4
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Moral of the story: Let the clyde break wind for you.
so thats why skinny people hide behind me
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Old 07-30-08, 10:39 PM   #5
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I realized I had become a much stronger rider on RAGBRAI when I started seeing little guys on nice road bikes drafting my 350lb self on my recumbent.
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Old 07-31-08, 04:09 AM   #6
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I am Clyde, I AM Aerodynamic.........

Isn't the leading edge of an airplane wing larger than the trailing edge?

Don't ships have "bulbous bows" to reduce wave making resistance?

Aren't the hulls of submarines shaped like teardrop?

I AM Clyde, I AM Aerodynamic.......
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Old 07-31-08, 06:57 AM   #7
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Old 07-31-08, 07:20 AM   #8
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I use my fast skinny friend wheels as a target. I know I'm not getting much of a draft off them so its more of a mental thing.

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