Tag Archives: Aerodynamics

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Garmin Acquires Cycling Aerodynamics Company Alphamantis

This afternoon Garmin has announced that it has acquired the cycling aerodynamics focused company Alphamantis.  What’s that?  You’ve never heard of Alphamantis before?  Shame, you’ve been missing out on some pretty cool stuff. Alphamantis has actually been around a number … Read More Here

Wind Tunnel Time: Is the Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT actually the fastest bike computer?

When it comes to companies making marketing claims about all sorts of devices, most shy away from specifics.  They’ll use terms like ‘better than’ or ‘faster than’ – without numerical qualifiers, or they’ll use other terms that imply greatness but stop … Read More Here

Testing in the Win(d) Tunnel: Garmins, Action Cams, Mounts, and more!

Back this past fall I got the chance to spend a day in the Specialized Win Tunnel to test all sorts of gadgets out.  Yes, it’s actually called the ‘Win’ Tunnel, not the ‘Wind’ Tunnel.  But of course, a wind … Read More Here

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A look at aerotesting with ERO Sports and the Alphamantis System

Upon the conclusion of my Las Vegas trip last month, I took a 40 minute flight over to Long Beach, California (greater LA area) to visit the folks at ERO Sports.  I’ve long followed the Alphamantis work around aerodynamics, and … Read More Here

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A rockslide ride in Los Angeles, plus some aerodynamic testing

I arrived into Long Beach (greater LA area) around 7:50AM on Friday, from a week in Las Vegas. First on the agenda was finding Starbucks. With a 5AM departure to the airport, I needed it. Badly. I actually don’t like … Read More Here

How and why I mount cycling gadget devices on my aerobars

I’ve always gotten questions as to why I mount various gadget devices on my aerobars, primarily from the belief that in doing so, I’d be blocking my ability to use my aerobars.  So, I figured I’d take a moment to … Read More Here

Interbike 2011 Aero + Power Seminar Uploaded

This past Wednesday morning some of the industries brightest power and aerodynamic minds came together at Interbike to present a free seminar.  The agenda included: Josh Poertner, Zipp Technical Director, and Jim Meyer, Quarq’s founder and Chief Engineer, delivering the … Read More Here