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    Senior Member dbikingman's Avatar
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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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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Wouldn't that depend on what "Breaking the Wind" actually means, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbikingman View Post
    A clyde drafting a skinny, is like a car drafting a motorcycle.

    Moral of the story: Let the clyde break wind for you.
    We cannot solve problems with the same level of consciousness that created them. A.E.

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    Draft Producer Fastflyingasian's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by dbikingman View Post
    Moral of the story: Let the clyde break wind for you.
    so thats why skinny people hide behind me
    "If you never suffered from over training then you've never trained hard enough"

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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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    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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    Round is a shape, therefor, I am in shape.

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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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