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    chasing a streamliner on the road

    This was from the assenmacher 100
    This bike is an optima baron, but fully faired. NO bubble on top, but do ya think he really needs one?
    He has a powertap if I remember right............ I seem to remember him saying 110 watts output somewhere near this timeframe. I was pushing pretty hard to keep up.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E3OFW3S7mw
    chris@promocycle.net

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    looks like you were moseying along easily - your feet didn't look to be straining on the cranks at all. I loved hearing the DFer in the background exclaiming at the speed, though!

    I need to find/get someone to build a fairing like that for the baron!

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    now this is pretty cool............ these guys got a ticket for going to fast.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmmWU...elated&search=
    chris@promocycle.net

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    I have 'drafted' behind a less well faired lowracer than the one in the video on my Pursuit and you get absolutely no shelter behind them. The wind just flows around them and rejoins behind and blows full in your face. Really great on flat to rolling terrain and with headwinds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sch
    I have 'drafted' behind a less well faired lowracer than the one in the video on my Pursuit and you get absolutely no shelter behind them. The wind just flows around them and rejoins behind and blows full in your face. Really great on flat to rolling terrain and with headwinds.
    Heh, I had a DF rider comment on that exact thing, while trying to catch a draft from my faired trike. Nobody gets a free ride from me!
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    I make constant offers to roadies - they are welcome to draft so long as they can keep up!

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