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Old 07-12-18, 11:17 AM
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The other thing everyone is forgetting? Just like in cars, moreso than weight on flat grounds, aero plays a massive difference in fuel economy.

Take that car and put 500# in it and get your readings. Take out said weight, and take all the front fenders off, and I can almost guarantee you you use more fuel.

In the same manner, TT bikes will often be slightly HEAVIER than their non aero counterparts, because the slight increase in weight to shape the components more efficiently saves more time than the lesser weight.
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