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Old   January 13, 2016, 13:03
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Is there any effect of type of bicycle rim on the behaviour of flow around it?
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Old   January 13, 2016, 14:53
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I think so. At higher speeds the turbulence and increased aerodynamic losses around the spokes seem to be not negligible any more. Aerodynamically most perfect is a closed wheel, but this is only applicable for indoor races, because only here you don't encounter any cross-winds.
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