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    Re: Video Description of my CA3 2019/01/03 20:47:31 (permalink)
    Looks like a nice warm day. Jealous.
     
    Rim brake front and disc rear. Are you running 650c wheels and fork on a 700c frame? That would explain it. 
     
    If you can get that third bottle secured between the other 2 somehow, that would have some aero benefits. 3 bottles = 3 hours. 
    Likewise with removing the PVC pipe and mirror. Can't do a Take-a-look? Maybe a convex mirror on the back of your glove like Frank Geyer used to do?
     
    Given your extreme recline, how about a shorter crank too? More aero gains, but you would need even lower gears than you don't have already. 
     
    8-9%. Hmmmmm.....     ;-)
     
    Ever tried a lowracer? Nocom? They work better with tillers. 
     
    Why no tailbox on the Railgun? 
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    Re: Video Description of my CA3 2019/01/05 07:14:28 (permalink)
    Rim brake front and disc rear. Are you running 650c wheels and fork on a 700c frame? That would explain it. 
    - 650 both front and rear. 
    If you can get that third bottle secured between the other 2 somehow, that would have some aero benefits. 3 bottles = 3 hours. 
    - 3rd bottle on seatplate bottle holder.  Easily accessible.  Can switch out with full bottles back of seat.
    Likewise with removing the PVC pipe and mirror. Can't do a Take-a-look? Maybe a convex mirror on the back of your glove like Frank Geyer used to do?
    - Take-a-look just another thing to break
    - convex mirror requires moving wrist and hand ... sometimes that is not wise on gunner bars
    - PVC pipe and mirror looks odd but is exceptionally effective 
    Given your extreme recline, how about a shorter crank too? More aero gains, but you would need even lower gears than you don't have already. 
    - comfy with 175 mm.  Change would be pointless 
    8-9%. Hmmmmm.....   ;-)
    - seat recline around 4% (see pic)
    - plenty of climbs in my neck of woods at 8 - 9 degrees 
    Ever tried a lowracer? Nocom? They work better with tillers. 
    - Yes.  No compelling difference. 
    Why no tailbox on the Railgun?
    - Don't want / need it.  
    - Weight should be centered under the frame, not wobbling high on rear end of bike.  Balance.
    post edited by Doc Dan - 2019/01/05 13:01:17

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    Re: Video Description of my CA3 2019/01/12 04:17:54 (permalink)
    Thanks for the video. Maybe I’m lucky but I’ve used Take a Look mirrors on glasses for 20 years. I’ve lost a couple but never broken one. I feel naked without one.
    I’m with JV on the parasitic drag of your PVC pipe. The aerodynamic police may arrest you on sight with that setup.

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