Re: [CR]Strange new observation


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Strange new observation
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 23:26:11 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Bianca Pratorius wrote:
> (cut) Was part of the original concept behind the early 80's aero
> posts to give extra clearance for thighs with the inner bulge?

I checked to see if it was April 1 but since it's not I'm at a loss for words Bianca!

What I did heard was that the whole (and by whole I mean entire) point of aero bike bike design in the eighties was a push to improve automotive gas mileage by reducing the aerodynamic drag of bicycles mounted to roofracks.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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