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most aerodynamic bike?

Old 06-25-08, 08:11 PM
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most aerodynamic bike?

which TT bike is the most aerodynamic? most TT bikes do the same thing, but in wind tunnel testing, which one proves to have the least amount of drag?
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Old 06-25-08, 08:18 PM
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Old 06-25-08, 08:25 PM
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Old 06-25-08, 08:25 PM
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Old 06-25-08, 08:26 PM
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not even in the top 10
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Old 06-25-08, 08:30 PM
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there are claims that the new trek and specialized are the most aerodynamic frames, however, the question is, can you get in a position that is most aerodynamic.
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Old 06-25-08, 09:13 PM
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What about those new frames by scott and jamis?
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Originally Posted by asmallsol View Post
there are claims that the new trek and specialized are the most aerodynamic frames, however, the question is, can you get in a position that is most aerodynamic.
Yes, yes I can. Now do I get the bike?
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Originally Posted by Hummeth View Post
What about those new frames by scott and jamis?
The scott didn't turn out so well, not sure about the jamis.

all the cervelo frames do well, in the top 10.
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Old 06-25-08, 10:00 PM
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^^ all true.. the P3C is the most aerodynamic UCI legal bike.
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Originally Posted by mrt10x View Post
^^ all true.. the P3C is the most aerodynamic UCI legal bike.
I don't think so.

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The most aero bike is the one you can get the best aero position on.

Who cares about how aero a bike is when your not on it, its not going anywhere.
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Old 06-25-08, 10:51 PM
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Old 06-25-08, 11:46 PM
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P3C though i hear the orbea (ordu?) is close
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Old 06-26-08, 12:19 AM
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I'd love to hear how well that bulging front wheel worked.

My educated guess is it was a good idea to try, but probably failed in practice. But if your feet are in the separation bubble behind the front wheel, then maybe it could work.
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Road: gotta be Soloist. Nothing else is quite like the Soloist.

TT: hard to say. The aero differences between the modern TT frames are so so small. It could be Cervelo P3, or Trek TTX or Specialized Transition. BTW, that Pinarello is wicked. I've never seen it before.
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Originally Posted by vic32amg View Post
the seat tube angle is only 78 degrees?? ( https://www.cervelo.com/bikes.aspx?bike=P3C2008#G )
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Man I want to ride a P3C.

Oh, and whoever said /thread at post 3 or something had it spot on IMHO.
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Well, one thing is for sure. None of these bikes would win a competition for looks.
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I just wanted to bump a bad assed looking bike.
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