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Etiquette for “impromptu” drafting

Old 07-24-20, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by gear64 View Post
I once had a roller blader ask to draft, that guy held IIRC, 18 mph for a hell of a lot longer than I would have thought possible. He caught back up at the next light crossing and thanked me profusely.
I've seen Dave Zabriskie roller blading around here a time or two.. I would expect he could drop my like a hot rock then too...
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Originally Posted by gear64 View Post
I once had a roller blader ask to draft, that guy held IIRC, 18 mph for a hell of a lot longer than I would have thought possible. He caught back up at the next light crossing and thanked me profusely.
Originally Posted by goenrdoug View Post
I've seen Dave Zabriskie roller blading around here a time or two.. I would expect he could drop my like a hot rock then too...
I was feelin' pretty good about myself, riding laps in Prospect Park a decade ago... and then a paceline of inline skaters thundered past me. It was crazy and humbling.
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