FLO Cycling – Why Do You Use Less Tire Pressure for a Bigger Tire or Wider Wheel?

During the last several years, bicycle rim width at the brake track has been increasing.  Manufacturers who are producing the new wave of high-tech wheels are ignoring the old 19mm width standard, and commonly producing rims that are 23-25mm in width. This is done to improve both performance and aerodynamics.  This increased rim width has […]

FLO Cycling – What I’ve Learned from My Time in a Wind Tunnel – Part 2

This article is a follow up to last week’s article FLO Cycling – What I’ve Learned from My Time in a Wind Tunnel – Part 1.  I suggest reading the previous article before you read this one, especially if you want a bit of background on wind tunnels. Here we go with the rest of the […]

FLO Cycling – What I’ve Learned from My Time in a Wind Tunnel – Part 1

The first time Chris and I visited the A2 Wind Tunnel we were under the assumption that testing a wheel was a simple as placing it in the wind tunnel and reading the results. What we didn’t know was that there a large number of things that can alter the results. We also didn’t really […]