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    36.5 mph time trial (spoiler)

    german time trial results are in.

    covering the 34.5 km course in 35:16 was columbia high road's tony martin. if my math is correct (i say math, but really, i was just lazy and plugged the numbers into my computer), that means he covered the course with an average speed of 36.5 mph! he must have had a tailwind/downhill.

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    Did he win?
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    Lawd have mercy that is fast, that is just superhuman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fly:yes/land:no View Post
    german time trial results are in.

    covering the 34.5 km course in 35:16 was columbia high road's tony martin. if my math is correct (i say math, but really, i was just lazy and plugged the numbers into my computer), that means he covered the course with an average speed of 36.5 mph! he must have had a tailwind/downhill.
    Have a link to that?

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    Remember that they are going with all the aero paraphernalia and maybe using a chainwheel with 54T to 60T. Remember thats the average also, so in some places for sure he was over 65 km/h.

    Lemond when won the TDF to Fignon in 89' did 34 mph average and the aero stuff was not even similar to the one you have right now.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Tour_de_France

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyvwtOQYQ-E
    Last edited by ultraman6970; 06-26-10 at 01:00 AM.

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    so there is talk of this on another site, where a second hand source was informed by a participant in the race that the actual distance was 30.4 km on an out and back course.

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    That dude is a monster either way.

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