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Does being heavier make you go faster?
#11
:o wow thanks guys, thats more geek and check than my brain can comfortable absorb.
think I'm taken to change my mind, to the if you have a large verses small sat them on two bikes next to each other then rolled them down the same track the large would pick up speed quicker. pass me the Ben & Gerry's I'm getting into training.  ;D
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#12
I believe i am responsible for Skids random musings. There's a couple of short DH bits at Kings that when following i always catch hime up, both a DH followed by a short uphill. I mentioned that i keep catching him and having to brake before reaching the top because i'm heavier (by i'd imagine at least 2 stone) and so accelerate DH quicker.

You must have been very bored Matt! Wink
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#13
I think we worked out on Saturday you are heavier than me andy, what happened then? Wink
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#14
"Buzz" Wrote:I think we worked out on Saturday you are heavier than me andy, what happened then? Wink

We are talking freewheeling down a short hill here, no peddling or corners involved. And to quote you from Sat, you are "ridiculous" at the moment Wink
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#15
Maybe you are more aero efficient Andy. Given the emphasis roadies place on aero drag it surprises me downhillers don't seem to worry about it.
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#16
"Lee G" Wrote:Maybe you are more aero efficient Andy. Given the emphasis roadies place on aero drag it surprises me downhillers don't seem to worry about it.

They did. They used to race in skin suits, but the UCI banned them years ago. I am definitely not more aerodynamic lol.
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#17
"WvH" Wrote:Here you are: it's should be its.

Ahh!  Thanks Wink
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