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Race Result Details

Racer BJD BJD (bjd_rock)
Race Number 1019
Date Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:54:16 +0000
Speed 78 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 92.6%
Rank 3rd place (out of 4)
Opponents tinkerhoofeu (4th place)

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Common knowledge has bicyclists always riding into the wind, regardless of direction, a perception that is not as wrong as it may seem. On level ground, one rides as fast as is comfortable and because the bicycle is highly efficient, speed is limited by wind resistance. With a tailwind, speeding up until the wind is in one's face is fairly easy, and at that point it becomes a headwind.
The Bicycle Wheel 3rd Edition (book) by Jobst Brandt (see stats)