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Drafting Like a BOSS!

Drafting at 60 miles an hour on the highway, no big deal.

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Drafting Like a BOSS!. Drafting at 60 miles an hour on the highway, no big deal.
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Hits: 8018 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.3 | Category: Travel | Date: 05/05/2012
 
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killyourface
Male, 18-29, Western US
 5 Posts
Sunday, May 6, 2012 5:19:35 PM
@tkd_master - Following (as closely as he was) behind that 18 wheeler reduces wind speeds by 85%

Seak
Male, 18-29, Europe
 1508 Posts
Sunday, May 6, 2012 8:15:19 AM
Man that would have to suck for him if the truck has to break immediately.

mlsilver22
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 16 Posts
Saturday, May 5, 2012 7:38:27 PM
things like this are why i hate bicycle riders, especialy the "pro" riders. they are always in the way and doing something stupid.

lawndartsftw
Male, 40-49, Canada
 1815 Posts
Saturday, May 5, 2012 6:13:06 PM
@5Cats - would there be enough left to donate ??

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 11486 Posts
Saturday, May 5, 2012 6:05:44 PM
"How can he be going that fast on a bike? Somebody please explain this."

For objects travelling in a fluid at low velocities characterised by a low Reynolds number (Re<1), drag force is roughly proportional to velocity. As velocity increases, so does drag force (Fd), until further acceleration due to propulsion force (Fp) is no longer possible as Fd approaches Fp. Drafting in the burble behind a large moving truck reduces the effective Fd so that the equilibrium point Fd=Fp occurrs at a higher velocity.

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John Howard (not the politician) earned a world speed record cycling at 152.2mph while drafting. You wouldn't want to lose control at that speed in bike shorts.

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