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Hunt releases new Carbon Aerodynamicist rim brake wheels, admits Roval is faster

Aero testing, or at least the data, can so easily be tricked and tweaked to provide the desired outcome for one's brand. And so my attent...

Bumpy frame, smooth air: Is this the next big thing in bike aerodynamics?

When Australian sprinter Matthew Glaetzer took to the velodrome at the Rio Olympics he did so on a bike with a difference. On the front o...

New Nerd Alert podcast, episode 1: Go faster with aerodynamics made simple

As cyclists, we are forever chasing the elusive free watts of power, extra few kilometers per hour and a few less grams on the scales, al...

Drafting behind race motos provides a bigger advantage than first thought

It’s stage 19 of the 2018 Tour de France and Primoz Roglic has just broken clear of his GC rivals on the day’s final descent. The Sloveni...

Video: Team Sky riders head to the velodrome for aerodynamics testing

Global Cycling Network's Matt Stephens went to a Team Sky aerodynamics test at the Palma Arena Velodrome in Mallorca, Spain. Sky riders G...

Can the Specialized Venge ViAS really save 5 minutes over 40km?

I’m sometimes told that I’m a marketer’s worst nightmare and don’t buy into technical claims or emotional techniques. So when Specialized...

Drafting Aerodynamics

We all know that drafting is an important part of road cycling.  As a cyclist moves forward he produces a turbulent wake of air behind hi...