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Jul 3, 2023

Bernardo Gonçalves is an expert in aerodynamics and aerodynamic testing and optimisation, the founder of AeroEdge, and a pro continental cyclist. He is the person who has earned the trust to work directly with Scientific Triathlon pro triathletes on their aerodynamics. In this episode we discuss all things aerodynamics, and how triathletes of many different levels can improve their bike splits through aerodynamic optimisation.         

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Quantifying and exemplifying the importance of aerodynamics

-Why body position is by far the most important thing to optimise

-Position changes that are often beneficial 

-Why more expensive bikes might not be any better than cheaper ones

-A case for shorter cranks

-Why track and road testing are the best ways of assessing aerodynamics for long distance triathletes (better than the wind tunnel)

-Common mistakes in aerodynamic testing

-Why W/CdA is much more important than W/kg

-How to interpret marketing claims made by the cycling industry

-Myths and misconceptions about aerodynamics and aero testing

 

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