Old 07-14-13, 08:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
Well, the wheel didn't store any power since it was stopped when the rotors were not moving. Had there been a clutch that allowed the rider to spin up the wheel before starting the rotors, then it would have violated the rules. As I said in the other thread, the wheel is there to modulate power inputs, avoiding unnecessary strain to the cables and various drive fittings.
Obviously whoever is administering the prize thought it was OK. Months ago I was imaging all sorts of potential end-arounds on that restriction, but never thought about simply using the back wheel!
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