The Virtual Wind Tunnel is an exciting new innovation by Canadian startup STAC Performance, co-founded by Andrew Buckrell. It allows triathletes to get a complete, accurate aerodynamic analysis done in an affordable and convenient way, just by taking a few iPad scans and sending them to STAC for computational analysis, Joining Andrew and myself in the conversation is VWT-provider Michael Liberzon, who discusses the importance of combining aerodynamics with a good bike fit.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How the virtual wind tunnel works, and what happens from the second you step into a bike shop for an analysis to when you have your full report in your hands.
-How you can benefit from using the VWT by comparing different positions, equipment, and even comparing your aerodynamic drag with that of other riders in STAC's database.
-The importance of combining aerodynamics with a great bike fit.
-How accurate the Virtual Wind Tunnel is, how it compares to actual wind tunnels, and potential limitations.
-Case studies of pros and amateurs gaining big aerodynamic advantages from using the VWT.
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