Jan
04

Perfect Peloton

The Friday File: The leader of a cycling peloton experiences 88% of the wind resistance compared to riding alone. The two cyclists behind the leader face about 63% of the wind resistance, while the middle cyclist in the next row of three faces just 38% of the wind resistance. In the middle of the pack, comparative wind resistance is just 10%, and in the far back as low as 4%.

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