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Wheels size questions about rotating mass vs acceleration ?

Old 07-20-15, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by grolby View Post
Accelerating a bicycle with a hundred-something or two hundred-something pound human being on it up to speed bears pretty much no resemblance to spinning up a pair of unloaded wheels.
Agree, but the original question was about the differences between wheel sizes.
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Originally Posted by Tourist in MSN View Post
Agree, but the original question was about the differences between wheel sizes.
Sure, but the test you proposed doesn't actually tell you anything about differences in performance between wheels of different sizes in the real world. But I think we agree that the difference in rotating mass isn't really worth caring about.
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