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Old 05-25-04, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by roadwarrior
calculate it yourself...

wierd address so hopefully it will work...

a 160 pound rider on a 15 pound bike at 40 mph makes mid 800 watts...without a big wind factor..

same rider at 45 mph is about 1200ish watts...or about 1.7 horsepower.
According to this link, it's about 1112 watts at 40 mph and 1557 at 45 mph.

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